A tantalizing mixture of flavors where cilantro meets nutmeg. Only the daring need click here. For a variation, serve over cooked rice or burrito-style, wrapped with rice inside warmed tortillas.

Lauren
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the chicken strips in the skillet, and sprinkle with the red wine vinegar. Season with 1/2 the pepper, 1/2 the oregano, 1/2 the garlic powder, and 1/2 the nutmeg. Cook 5 minutes, turn, and season with remaining pepper, oregano, garlic powder, and nutmeg.

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  • Place the cilantro, onion, and apples over the chicken in the skillet. Cover, and continue cooking 5 minutes, until chicken juices run clear and apples are slightly tender.

  • Place the tomatillo salsa in a bowl, and cook in the microwave 2 minutes on High, or until heated through. Serve over the cooked chicken and apples.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; 10.7 g total fat; 72 mg cholesterol; 116 mg sodium. 13.5 g carbohydrates; 27 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2007
Wow! I give this 5 stars. (1) Flavor (2) time (3) ease (4) simple ingredients (5) presentaion. I'm new to cooking so I've been looking for quick and easy recipes using stuff I have in the pantry. This was it! The only thing I did not have was the cilantro so I left it out. I will definitely make this again. Next time I think I will substitute the garlic powder for minced garlic. My husband thought there were too many apples. There were a lot. It wouldn't hurt to cut this part by half. They made it a little sweet but not too much. I just ate the apples he didn't want because I thought they were great. Also I did not peel the apple and it was fine. Thanks for a great recipe. One I would serve to dinner guests. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
02/29/2008
I really wanted to like this recipe. I followed other reviewer's comments about adding more seasonings and serving it as a fajita. Either way I just didn't like it.:( Oh well! Read More
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70 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 25
  • 4 star values: 29
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2007
Wow! I give this 5 stars. (1) Flavor (2) time (3) ease (4) simple ingredients (5) presentaion. I'm new to cooking so I've been looking for quick and easy recipes using stuff I have in the pantry. This was it! The only thing I did not have was the cilantro so I left it out. I will definitely make this again. Next time I think I will substitute the garlic powder for minced garlic. My husband thought there were too many apples. There were a lot. It wouldn't hurt to cut this part by half. They made it a little sweet but not too much. I just ate the apples he didn't want because I thought they were great. Also I did not peel the apple and it was fine. Thanks for a great recipe. One I would serve to dinner guests. Read More
(26)
Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2007
Wow! I give this 5 stars. (1) Flavor (2) time (3) ease (4) simple ingredients (5) presentaion. I'm new to cooking so I've been looking for quick and easy recipes using stuff I have in the pantry. This was it! The only thing I did not have was the cilantro so I left it out. I will definitely make this again. Next time I think I will substitute the garlic powder for minced garlic. My husband thought there were too many apples. There were a lot. It wouldn't hurt to cut this part by half. They made it a little sweet but not too much. I just ate the apples he didn't want because I thought they were great. Also I did not peel the apple and it was fine. Thanks for a great recipe. One I would serve to dinner guests. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2007
super easy and great tasting. I used frozen chicken tenders for even more ease and speed. I served this over rice and my husband and I loved it! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/06/2006
this recipe is delicious. it doesn't look great but the taste is wonderful. i had no nutmeg so i added someone other spices such as savory and thyme which added nice flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2008
Fantastic recipe! Easy to make easy ingredients. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/17/2010
I was putting it together thinking...this is not going to taste good. While cooking and stirring I was thinking this is just wrong - these ingredients are not going to taste right together - and adding my spicy leftover salsa verde is not going to help one bit. But I followed through served on brown rice with mexican shredded cheese and a little sour cream on top and it was good!! Ha ha surprise surprise! Glad I made it:) Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/22/2008
Very good! One thing I did differently was to mix the oil vinegar and spices together then pour over the chicken and let it marinate for a few hours to let the flavor soak in. The cilantro apple onion combo gave it a great flavor. I didn't know what tomatillo salsa was so used fresh salsa from the produce section of the grocery store. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/04/2007
Tasted okay but I don't think I'm really a fan. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/11/2006
Very good easy to make goes great with brown rice and stewed green beans Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/09/2009
Both my husband and I liked this very much. I tweaked it by adding low-sodium chicken broth when I realized that the onions and vinegar would not supply enough moisture. I also free-handed the spices adding at least twice to three times the amount of spices mentioned in the recipe. Sprinkled some cumin on as well as one of the other reviewers recommended and a sprinkling of sea salt. Used Mexican salsa verde sauce for the final touch; my husband used plain yogurt to tone down the spiciness but liked the combination of the sauce with the yogurt. Definitely a dish I would make again!!! Thank you for the recipe! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
02/29/2008
I really wanted to like this recipe. I followed other reviewer's comments about adding more seasonings and serving it as a fajita. Either way I just didn't like it.:( Oh well! Read More
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