1/3/2014 Meals + Chicken/Tomatillo Recipe

Today’s meals were again pretty simple and delicious:

Breakfast: (broken record) 3 oz. pastured pork, 1 clove garlic, 2 cage free eggs, 1/4 c scallions, lacto-fermented jalapenos (homemade), and 1/6 avocado.  Bulletproof Numi tea on the side.

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Lunch: 4 oz chicken + 2 oz extra lean ground turkey breast with tomatillo salsa, wrapped in cabbage leaves.  Recipe below.

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Dinner: Organic Chicken Cobb Salad, hold the cheese and vinaigrette, and English Breakfast tea from Le Pain Quotidien.

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Chicken with Tomatillo Salsa

Servings: 1
Prep Time:
5 min
Cook Time:
30 min

Ingredients:

  • 8 tomatillos
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1 poblano pepper
  • 1 jalapeno (can reduce to half)
  • 1/2 serrano pepper (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3-4 sprigs cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 oz chicken breast
  • 2 oz extra lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 T duck fat
  • 1/4 -1/3 c onion slices
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • cabbage leaves (optional)

Directions:

(1) Cover 8 tomatillos, 1/2 yellow onion, 1 poblano pepper, 1 jalapeno (less if you like more mild flavors), and 1/2 serrano pepper (omit if you like more mild flavors) with water.  Boil for 10 min.  Once the vegetables are soft, drain the water, add 2 cloves garlic, 3-4 sprigs cilantro, and a 1/4 tsp salt and puree (easiest with a hand blender).

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(2) Slice the chicken breast into small cubes, and form small chunks out of the turkey.  Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.

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(3) Saute the meat in 1/2 T duck fat.  When it is browned on one side, stir and add 1/4-1/3 c sliced onions (depending on your flavor preference).

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(4) Add 1/3 c of the salsa (you will have plenty leftover), 1 tsp cumin, and 2 cloves garlic.  Cook for an additional 5-10 minutes.

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(5) Serve as is, or wrapped in cabbage leaves, sprinkled with a bit of Himalayan pink rock salt.

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