Chicken breast in green sauce ( tomatillo sauce) Mexican keto recipe

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A delicious, easy to make, tradicional Mexican recipe the keto way!

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2 pounds chicken breast skinless, boneless ( bite size)

2 tb spoon cooking oil

Salt and ground pepper to taste

For the  green sauce:

1 pound green tomatoes ( tomatillos)

2 garlic cloves

1/4 white onion

2 serrano peppers or to taste

1 cup chopped cilantro

1/4 tea spoon baking soda ( opcional)

Salt to taste

Ingredientes for cauliflower rice.

One cauliflower

1 or 2 tb spoon cooking oil

1 garlic clove finely chopped

1/4 white onion finely chopped

Salt to taste


In a pot with water cook the  green tomatoes for 8 minutes. 

Place the tomatoes, garlic, onion, cilantro peppers  and baking soda ( baking soda neutralizes the tomatoes acidity) n the blender and puree.

Heat skillet with the cooking oil. Add Chicken; cook until golden.

Add the salsa,  simmer on medium heat for 5 minutes.

Add one cup of water, add salt to taste, stir, bring to boil.

Reduce the heat to medium-  low, cover and cook for 25 minutes.

Making the cauliflower rice

In a food processor or a box grater, blitz  the cauliflower into small pieces.

In a large skillet  over medium heat in 1 or 2 Tbsp oil, sauté the onion and garlic clove. Add the cauliflower, season with salt.   Turn down the heat to medium – low and  cook for 8 – 10 minutes stirring occasionally. 

Serve the chicken with cauliflower rice, as a side dish.