Grilled Chicken Tenders with Cilantro and Tomatillo Yogurt Dressing

Rating: 
0
No votes yet
Like it:

This dish gets its unique flavor for the mouth watering, aromatic dressing.

530
Calories
7g
Fat
62g
Protein

Ingredients

1/2 bn fresh cilantro with stems
2 jalapeno (cored and seeded)
3 tomatillos
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon sea salt to taste
2 small white corn tortillas (steamed)
4 chicken tenders
Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
4 thin slices of tomato
1/8 t cumin
1 T olive oil
1 1/2 T fresh lime juice
2 T red onion (finely chopped)
1 c shredded iceberg lettuce
1/2 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 q Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt (to yield 1 cup yogurt cheese*)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
530
Calories from Fat: 
170
Total Fat: 
7g
Cholesterol: 
130mg
Sodium: 
420mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
39g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
20g
Protein: 
62g

Preparation:

For Dressing:

Step 1

Using a food processor or blender; combine yogurt cheese, olive oil, cilantro, jalapenos, tomatillos, lime juice, cumin and salt.

Step 2

This dressing will yield about 1-1/2 cups.

Step 3

Using a stovetop steamer, allow the steam to start.

Step 4

Fold the tortillas in a kitchen towel.

Step 5

Turn-off the heat and place the tortillas inside the steamer and cover.

Step 6

Place a skillet on medium-high heat and grill the chicken tenders seasoned with salt and pepper for about 2-3 minutes per side.

Step 7

Place 1/2 of the lettuce on each plate, topping with tomatoes, 2 chicken tenders, dressing and cheese.

Step 8

Garnish with additional dressing, chopped onions, fresh cilantro and serve steamed tortillas on the side.

*For Yogurt Cheese:

Step 1

Using a yogurt cheese maker or layered cheese cloth, strain the whey from 1 quart of yogurt for 3-6 hours in the refrigerator. This should yield 1 cup of yogurt cheese.

Ingredients

1/2 bn fresh cilantro with stems
2 jalapeno (cored and seeded)
3 tomatillos
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon sea salt to taste
2 small white corn tortillas (steamed)
4 chicken tenders
Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
4 thin slices of tomato
1/8 t cumin
1 T olive oil
1 1/2 T fresh lime juice
2 T red onion (finely chopped)
1 c shredded iceberg lettuce
1/2 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 q Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt (to yield 1 cup yogurt cheese*)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
530
Calories from Fat: 
170
Total Fat: 
7g
Cholesterol: 
130mg
Sodium: 
420mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
39g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugars: 
20g
Protein: 
62g

Comments and Reviews