Pollo Relleno Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Skinless boneless chicken breast halves1 1⁄2 Pound (6 Medium Sized Ones)
 Yellow cornmeal1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Taco seasoning mix3⁄4 Ounce (1/2 Of A 1 1/4-Ounce Package, 2 Tablespoons)
 Egg1
 Canned green chili pepper4 Ounce, rinsed, seeded, and cut in half lengthwise (6 pieces total) (1 Can)
 Monterey jack cheese2 Ounce, cut into six 2x1/2-inch sticks
 Snipped fresh cilantro/Parsley2 Tablespoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Crushed red pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Taco sauce/Salsa8 Ounce (1 Jar)
 Shredded monterey jack cheese/Cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 269 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119.3 mg

Sodium 844.2 mg35.2%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 32 g64.8%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 20.7%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place each chicken piece between two pieces of plastic wrap.
Pound lightly with the flat side of a meat mallet until about 1/8 inch thick.
Remove plastic wrap.
In a shallow bowl combine cornmeal and taco seasoning mix.
Place egg in another shallow bowl; beat lightly.
For each chicken roll, place a chile pepper half on a chicken piece near an edge.
Place a cheese stick on top of chile pepper.
Sprinkle with some of the snipped cilantro or parsley, black pepper, and red pepper.
Fold in sides; starting from edge with cheese, roll up chicken.
Dip chicken rolls into egg and roll in cornmeal mixture to coat.
Place rolls, seam sides down, in a shallow baking pan.
Bake in a 375° oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
Heat taco sauce or salsa.
If desired, sprinkle chicken rolls with shredded cheese.
Serve with taco sauce or salsa.
If desired, garnish with cilantro sprigs.

Comments

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boyet medina says :

nice recipe ill try it
Posted on: 14 December 2012 - 4:30am
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