Tomatillo Ranch Chicken
Simple marinated chicken pairs with this zesty ranch tomatillo sauce.
- 0.5 cup 0.5 cup 0.5 cup Lemon Juice, plus 1 Tbsp, plus 1.5 tsp
- 1 tsp 1 tsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced, plus 3 cloves
- 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp Sea Salt, plus 1/2 tsp
- 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp Black Pepper, plus 1/4 tsp
- 2 lb 2 lb 2 lb Chicken Breast, Skinless
- 1 whole 1 whole 1 whole Egg
- 0.75 cup 0.75 cup 0.75 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin, light tasting, preferably
- 1 tsp 1 tsp 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
- 2 whole 2 whole 2 whole Tomatillo
- 0.5 cup 0.5 cup 0.5 cup Parsley, Flat Leaf, packed
- 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp 1 Tbsp Parsley, dried
- 0.75 tsp 0.75 tsp 0.75 tsp Dill, dried
- 1 tsp 1 tsp 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- 2 tsp 2 tsp 2 tsp Onion Powder
- 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp 0.5 tsp Chives , dried
Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
- Mix first four ingredients in a large bag. Add in chicken and in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour. If you can't find chicken cutlets, you can buy chicken breasts and then butterfly them.
- While chicken is marinating, mix up the sauce.
- Crack egg into blender then pour in 3/4 cup olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon dijon and a pinch of salt.
- Mix for 30-45 seconds until mayo emulsifies.
- Once you have a thick mayo, add all remaining ingredients and pulse until well combined.
- Pull chicken out of fridge 5-10 minutes before cooking.
- Fire up the grill and heat it to medium-high.
- Dip a paper towel in coconut oil and oil up the grill.
- Grill chicken for 3-4 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
- Serve chicken with tomatillo ranch sauce.
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About This RecipeCoconut Free Dairy Free GAPS Nut Free Poultry Shellfish Free Sugar Free Whole30
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I loved this chicken, the marinade made such a difference in the flavor of the meat in a very short time. tangy and good! I wish I had fresh parsley for the sauce, I only had dried, but it was really good. I paired this with the sweet potato salad with bacon and it was so amazing all together. Great complimentary flavors. My “mayo” did not thicken up however, I don’t know what I did wrong, but all in all the sauce was wonderful and light, and made me feel like I was having a cream sauce, which is a weakness of mine!