Garlicky Mexican Chicken with Ancho Peppers and Crispy Polenta

50 mins (prep 20, cooking 30)
12 ingredients
4 servings
4 Points. This traditional Mexican-inspired dish is deliciously different. We love the use of polenta in place of tortillas.

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  • 1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/8 oz cilantro, fresh, plus more for garnish (about 2 sprigs)
  • 4 large garlic clove(s), not peeled
  • 2 dried ancho pepper(s), stems removed and seeds shaken out
  • 1/2 cup canned tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/2 cup uncooked cornmeal, to make polenta
  • 2 sprays cooking spray
  • 6 medium radishes, red, sliced
  • 2 medium scallion(s), sliced


Serving Size (3.14 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 2.47 Calories from Fat 0.36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.04g 0.26%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.02%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1.87mg 0.31%
Total Carbohydrate 0.46g 0.62%
Dietary Fiber 0.09 g 1.47%
Sugars 0.06 g %
Protein 0.19g 1.55%
Vitamin A 51.83IU% Vitamin C 5.02mg%
Calcium 11.04mg% Iron 0.38mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless, large garlic clove, dried ancho pepper, canned tomato sauce, ground cumin, table salt, cornmeal