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Grilled Chicken with Tomatillo Roasted Poblano Cream Sauce_7

Grilled Chicken with Tomatillo Roasted Poblano Cream Sauce

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 28 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Grilling
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


Grilled Chicken with Tomatillo Roasted Poblano Cream Sauce can be done in less than 30 minutes! It’s a quick chicken dinner recipe your family will love.


  • 1 small poblano
  • 2 large tomatillos, cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 5.5 oz. plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice
  • salt & pepper
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. Heat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Season poblanos and tomatillo halves with a little olive oil, salt, & pepper.
  3. Place on the grill.
  4. Grill Poblanos for 4-5 minutes per side, so that it is blackened on all sides. Grill tomatillos for 3 minutes per side.
  5. Remove everything from the grill. Set tomatillos aside. Place poblanos in a glass bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let sit for 5 minutes. Remove plastic wrap and peel off the charred skin.
  6. In a blender add, grilled tomatillos, roasted poblanos, cilantro, garlic, ground cumin, lime juice, plain greek yogurt, and salt & pepper. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  7. Season chicken breasts with olive oil, salt, & pepper.
  8. Place on grill and grill each side for 5-6 minutes, until there is no more pink.
  9. Remove from grill and serve with Tomatillo Roasted Poblano Cream Sauce.