Tomatillo-sauced chicken is a tasty filling for tamales, tacos or enchiladas. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1997

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  • Combine chicken, beer, oregano and bay leaf in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Cook, covered, until chicken is no longer pink inside, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool in liquid. Drain, discard bay leaf, and shred chicken (you should have about 2 cups).

  • Combine the chicken and Tomatillo Sauce. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; total fat 1.6g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.3g; cholesterol 23mg 8% DV; sodium 93mg 4% DV; potassium 126mg 4% DV; carbohydrates 2.8g 1% DV; fiber 0.5g 2% DV; sugar 1g; protein 9g 18% DV; exchange other carbs; vitamin a iu 41IU; vitamin c 3mg; folate 4mcg; calcium 10mg; ironmg; magnesium 12mg; thiaminmg.