Jan 162014
 

 

Following the French, I agree that sauces play the most important role in the kitchen. Just by replacing one sauce for another you can create a French, Italian, Moroccan, or Mexican dish.

Some sauces are not just good – they are magical. Let’s talk about wonderful Spanish salsa verde, a jar of which I now always keep in my refrigerator.

Simple and easy to prepare, this sauce could transform ordinary dish into a great and flavorful one. Just imagine: a spoon of the emerald paste smeared on toast will make a great appetizer; a dash of the sauce drizzled on shrimp-and-avocado will create a delicious salad or appetizer; a dollop of salsa added to a bowl of soup will produce a flavorful dish; and the bland taste of the cod fish will have a new life with Spanish salsa. Simple chicken breasts marinated in Spanish salsa verde will look stunning and taste great. And it is so easy to cook them!

 

   

2-4 servings

Ingredients

 

 

 Preparation

Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and black pepper.  Generously cover them with salsa verde. Breasts could be cooked immediately or, for a better aroma and taste, they could be marinated in a refrigerator for 2 to 24 hours. Take them from the fridge 30 minutes before cooking.

Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C).

Place the breasts on a baking pan skin side up. Cover with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Remove the foil and continue to cook for 15-25 minutes more, basting chicken pieces with their juices.

Remove from the oven. Cover with foil and let stand for about 5 minutes. Transfer to a platter, pour the juice over.

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Cook with pleasure!

 

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