4 people

Chicken Vera Cruz

  • 2 6oz chicken breast butterflied (see video)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 whole serrano sliced
  • 1 cup tomato marinara
  • 1/4 cup capers with juice
  • 1/2 cup green olive cut in half
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp chives or dill chopped
  • 1 salt to taste


Nutritional information

Calories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 989mgPotassium: 228mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 449IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg

kitchen aid

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
  • In a large saute pan add 3 tbsp of olive oil on medium high heat. Then season butterflied chicken breast with salt and pepper. Place the chicken in the pan and cook for 4 minutes. Then flip over and add onions, serranos, capers and olives. Cook for 3 minute and then add tomato sauce and water. Cook for 4-5 minutes until the sauce has thickened up and then adjust the seasoning of the sauce. Finish with herbs. Serve and enjoy with rice or vegetables.
    chicken veracruz recipe


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