(5-to 6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts (see Note)
tablespoons yellow cornmeal
teaspoon chili powder
teaspoon dried oregano
tablespoon canola oil
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Flatten chicken to an even thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, chili powder and oregano. Coat chicken in mixture. Place butter and oil in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish in oven until butter is melted. Place chicken, meaty side down, in dish. Bake 30 minutes; turn. Cook 20 to 30 more minutes or until thickest piece is 170 degrees. Prepare Casera Sauce (below) by combining all ingredients. Serve with chicken. Note: Avoid chicken that has been “enhanced” with “salt,” “sodium,” “broth” or “brine” as indicated on the label. For the Casera Sauce: Combine in a bowl and serve: 1 cup finely chopped tomato 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 small clove crushed garlic 1 canned, rinsed, seeded, finely chopped jalapeno pepper 2 teaspoons finely chopped cilantro 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano. Makes 4 servings. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time:about 1 hour.