Free Recipe Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream

Recipe Type: Free Chicken Recipes
Recipe Preparation: cook
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Recipe Serves: 4

Ingredients for Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream Recipe

8 tb Sweet butter
2 tb Chopped scallions
1/2 lb Button mushrooms, whole
-or quartered large ones
-wiped, stems removed
Freshly ground white
6 Prepared chicken breasts
-with skin removed,
-slightly flattened
1/2 c Concentrated chicken
1 ds Lemon juice
1 c Heavy cream
1 Beurre Manie*
2 tb Finely chopped chives

Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream Preparation

* Beurre Manie is used to thicken sauces. These butter-flour balls can be made ahead in advance and stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 weeks. Combine 1 T flour and 1 T sweet butter on a small flat plate and blend the mixture with a fork into a very smooth paste. Roll the paste into a ball. In a small skillet, heat 2 T of butter. Add the scallions and cook for 2 or 3 minutes without browning. Add the mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper and cook the mixture over high heat for 2 or 3 more minutes to brown the mushrooms lightly. Reserve. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and sprinkle them with lemon juice. In a large chicken fryer, melt the remaining butter. When it is quite hot, add the chicken breasts and cook them for 1 minute on each side. Cover the pan with buttered wax paper and then the pan lid. Lower the heat and simmer the chicken breasts for another 8 to 10 minutes or until the juices run out pale yellow when pierced with a fork. Do not overcook or pierce every piece. Immediately remove the chicken breasts to a serving platter. Pour the chicken stock into the fryer, raise the heat and reduce the stock until it is almost a glaze. Add the heavy cream and continue cooking over high heat. Add the Beurre Manie and cook until the sauce heavily coats a spoon. Add the chives and correct the seasoning. Add the mushroom & scallion mixture. Add the chives and correct the seasoning. Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts and serve at once. From Season Kitchen by Perla Meyers. * DeLuxe2 1.25 #12403 * A penny for your thoughts; $20 to act it out. ~– Maximus 2.01wb * Origin: SCTC Bulletin Board (1:203/50) ======================================================= =================== BBS: Ned’s Opus Date: 04-15-94 (20:09) Number: 208 From: TERRI WOLTMON Refer#: NONE To: ALL Recvd: NO Subj: Spring Recipes – 3 Conf: (4) Cooking

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