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Chicken Cutlets with Green Chile Sauce

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Chicken Cutlets with Green Chile Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 8
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Serve these tasty chicken cutlets on rice, made using Old El Paso™ green chiles – a perfect casserole dinner for eight.
Updated Mar 14, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 oz) seasoned yellow rice mix with saffron
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1 jalapeño chile, seeded and chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • 8 chicken cutlets (4 oz each)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook rice as directed by package. Spoon into casserole.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion, green chiles, jalapeño and garlic 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Transfer to medium bowl. In same skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Cook chicken 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until lightly browned. Place chicken on top of rice.
  • 3
    In blender, place reserved vegetables, whipping cream, 1/4 cup cilantro, the lime juice and remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Cover; blend on high speed or until smooth, scraping sides once. Spoon mixture over chicken; sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 20 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Information

420 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 33g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Total Fat
18g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
1170mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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