Tomatillo Salsa Chicken Breast with Green Beans & Red Quinoa - Innit

Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 4

Spices

  • Kosher Salt 5 teaspoons

  • Black Pepper 3 pinches

  • Ground Cumin 2 teaspoons

Produce

  • Thyme 2 sprigs

  • Coriander 1/4 bunch

  • Lime 1/2

  • Green Jalapeño Peppers 2

  • Tomatillo 1 pound

  • Garlic Clove 5 cloves

  • White Onion 1

  • Green Beans 1 pound

Pantry

  • Water 1 1/3 cups

  • Olive Oil 1/3 cup

Dry Goods

  • Red Quinoa 2/3 cup

Preparation

  1. Preheat

    Preheat the oven to 425 F. Line two sheet pans with foil.

    Connect Oven
  2. Salsa Creation

    Toss the tomatillos, onions, jalapenos, & garlic with olive oil. Season. Roast in oven for 20 minutes.

    • 1 pound, quartered Tomatillo
    • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    • 4 cloves, peeled Garlic Clove
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1, 1/4 inch circles White Onion
    • 2, sliced in 4 Green Jalapeño Peppers
  3. Salsa Creation Cont.

    Transfer tomatillo mixture to a blender/food processor. Add remaining ingredients. Pulse several times until chunky.

    • 1/4 bunch Coriander
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1/2, juiced Lime
    • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    • 2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  4. Bake Chicken Breast

    Season chicken. Bake for 22 - 28 minutes, let rest for 5 minutes.

    TIP: Why rest? Because proteins continue to cook once removed from the oven!

    • 4, 8oz breasts Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    • 1/2 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  5. Flavor & Boil Quinoa

    Combine all ingredients in large pot & bring to a boil.

    • 1 clove, smashed Garlic Clove
    • 2 sprigs Thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
    • 1 1/3 cups Water
  6. Cover & Simmer Quinoa

    Reduce heat & simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove garlic & thyme. Fluff with a fork.

    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
  7. Cook Green Beans

    Drizzle green beans with olive oil. Season. Bake for 10 minutes.

    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    • 1 pound, trimmed Green Beans
  8. Serve & Enjoy!

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Low Calorie 620 kcal  
Total Fat 24.0 g 30%
Total Saturated Fat 4.0 g 20%
Unsaturated Fat 20 g  
Cholesterol 170 mg 56%
Sodium 3030 mg 130%
Total Carbohydrate 38 g 14%
Fiber Total Dietary 8 g 29%
Sugars Total 9 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 60 g 119%
Good Source: Vitamin C 40 mg 45%
Calcium Ca 103 mg 8%
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By Innit Culinary Team