Tomatillo Grilled Chicken with Queso Fresco

Tomatillo Grilled Chicken with Queso Fresco

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Dinner Lunch Queso Fresco Mexicano

Ingredients (Tomatillo Sauce):

  • 1 26-ounce can whole tomatillos, drained
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Ingredients (Chicken Breasts):

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crumbled TROPICAL Queso Fresco
  • 3 cups cooked rice pilaf


  1. Prepare Tomatillo Sauce: In food processor or blender, blend tomatillos, jalepeno, onion, garlic, cilantro and salt until well blended and smooth.
  2. Prepare chicken: Preheat grill to medium-high. Sprinkle chicken breasts with cumin and salt. Grill chicken breasts about 10 minutes, turning once.
  3. For each serving, place a chicken breast on plate; spoon tomatillo sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with Queso Fresco. Serve with rice pilaf if desired.

Serves 4.