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Our chicken salsa verde staple…

This use to be one of our weekly staples, maybe a little too much, so we took a break, but this was always a hit with everyone so thought I would try it again today. And after tasting it just now, I’m not sure why we took such a long break. This is so yummy, and of course, so easy!

Here’s what you need:
  • 1-2 lbs chicken breast, cut into chunks (great leftover!)
  • 1-2 jar(s) of Trader Joe’s Salsa Verde (1 jar per pound of chicken)
  • sweet peppers
  • coconut oil
I love that you can buy precut tri sweet pepper mix from Trader Joe’s or Publix. I just don’t need 3 large peppers. Plus, this was saves time of course, and some money since I’m just buying what I will use.
Here’s how to make it:
1. Put 1 tbsp coconut oil in a pan and heat. Add peppers and cook until brown. Set aside
2. Put 1-2 tbsp coconut in a pan and heat. Cook chicken until brown.
3. Then, add peppers back in the pan, along with TJs Salsa Verde, and simmer about 25 min or until chicken is done. If 1 lb chicken, then use 1 jar salsa and if 2 lbs, then 2 jars.
Garnish with avocado, cilantro, tomatoes. You could also pour on top of cauliflower rice. Yum! Enjoy!

Welcome back into our family salsa verde. We’ve missed you! By the way, this salsa is great for chicken, white fish, crockpot dishes, in salads, you name it. It’s great stuff!


  • Lisa Bell - I think this may become one of our new staples!! So delicious and so easy! Keep the recipes coming.ReplyCancel

    • landriav - That’s awesome Lisa!! You know I love hearing it! Thanks for posting!ReplyCancel

  • Virginia Pope - We loved this dish!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Virginia Pope(Elizabeth Pope’s mom)ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Yay!! Thanks for sharing Virginia!!! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Eleanore - Thanks for sharing! We enjoyed it tonight. Why coconut oil? Are there health advantages over usong EVOO? Hard to find is it? I struck out at TJ’s.

    • landriav - I’m so glad y’all liked it! Here are some of the advantages of coconut oil.
      It’s amazing stuff. If you’re really interested to learn more about it, I’d recommend this book.
      You can get the oil at Whole Foods or online. I’ll get a large tub from either amazon or vitacost. I hope this helps! Thanks so much for posting!!ReplyCancel

  • Becca - What a great recipe! It was so easy to make and absolutely tasty. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

    • landriav - That is so great to hear!! Thanks so much for posting!ReplyCancel

  • Rob King - Made this last night. I am such the pilot. I follow things like a checklist to the “T”. One of our chef friends was with us (he is really good). He heard “Chicken Verde” and was like “I got it, move over”. And i started getting stressed out because he was not following the directions you put up. HA! But it turned out delicious anyway.=) I made the suggested cauliflower rice too and it went perfect. Thanks Lan!ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Ha, I love it! Good thing that this is so easy anyone could follow and will end of tasting the same. Glad you enjoyed it! I need to make this again soon. It’s a nice light summer meal, isn’t it? Thanks Rob for your comment!!!ReplyCancel

  • Jill - This recipe was so easy and delicious! Thanks!!ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Oh good, thanks for posting Jill!!ReplyCancel

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