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Chicken With Tomatillo Sauce

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“The recipe calls for chicken drumsticks, but I prefer it with thighs. Recipe is from Rachael Ray.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. On a baking sheet, toss the chicken with 1 tablespoon oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake until browned and cooked through, about 40 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the tomatillos and just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then simmer until tender,a bout 5 minutes. using a slotted spoon, transfer the tomatillos to a food processor; reserve 1/3 cup cooking water. Puree the tomatillos with the onion, jalapeño, garlic and sugar.
  3. In a skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add the tomatillo puree and cook, stirring, for 10 minutes. Stir in the reserved cooking water and 1 tablespoon cilantro. Top the tortilla strips with the chicken, sauce and remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro.

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