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Chicken Breasts in Poblano Sauce


An easy tasty main. Chicken breasts baked in a creamy poblano sauce topped with melted Monterrey jack cheese.













Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


2 tablespoons butter
2 poblano peppers
seeded, sliced into 1/4inch strips, or green bell pepers
1 medium onions
sliced 1/4 inch thick
4 chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
salt and black pepper
freshly ground
½ cup sour cream
½ cup milk
½ pound monterey jack cheese


Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃). Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, rinse and dry the chicken breasts with paper toweling. Season both sides of each chicken breast with salt and pepper.

First prepare and cook the chicken breasts.
Cook until well browned,

When the skillet is hot add the chicken breasts and cook until well browned, about 5 minutes per side. Ideally you will develop a fond in the pan (brown bits) that will help flavor the sauce. Remove the chicken breasts and arrange in a baking dish in a single layer.

Remove the chicken breasts and arrange in a baking dish in a single layer.
Add the onion to the skillet

Add the onion to the skillet and cook for a few minutes. Season with a bit of salt. Add the poblano peppers and cook for about 10 minutes until both the onions and poblano are softened.

Add the poblano peppers
Remove from heat and transfer to a blender

Remove from heat and transfer to a blender along with the sour cream and milk. You may wish to use less milk for a thicker sauce. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed. Pour the sauce over the chicken and sprinkle the cheese on top.

Pour the sauce over the chicken
and sprinkle the cheese on top.

Bake for about 25 minutes, until the sauce is bubbling and the chicken is cooked through.

Bake for about 25 minutes,


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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This recipe is awesome, have been receiving many reviews!

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Got this from you in 2014 it is wonderful my guest feel so special thank you. Emma

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 237g (8.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 49160% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 50%
Saturated Fat 19g 97%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 437mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 86g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 51% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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