• Chimichurri Chicken and Green Beans

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    July 19th, 2010adminchicken, Dinner, Mexican

    Chimichurri sauce just makes everything better ! It’s a great mix of parsley, vinegar, garlic and lemon and is much like the Italian gremolata. Serve with some coucous for a great complete meal !

    Chimichurri Chicken and Green Beans

    Chimichurri Chicken and Green Beans

    4 servings
    280 calories per serving

    3 T oil
    4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1.25 lb.)
    ½ t salt
    ¼ t pepper
    12 oz. fresh green beans
    1 T water
    ¾ c parsley
    1 T cider vinegar
    2 cloves garlic, halved
    ¼ t red pepper flakes
    Zest of 1 lemon

    Brush chicken with 1 T oil and sprinkle with half the salt and pepper. Heat grill and cook chicken 12-15 minutes or until done. While the chicken is cooking place beans and water in a glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave 3 minutes. In a food processor combine 2 T oil, the rest of the salt and pepper, parsley, vinegar, garlic and red pepper and process until almost smooth. Place chicken on bed of beans, with sauce and lemon zest on top. Squeeze extra lemon juice over top and user lemon slices as garnish.

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