Thursday, August 25, 2016

chicken milano


  • Servings: 4
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 8 ounces dry fettuccini pasta


    Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Ready Time: 30 mins

  • in a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter; add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. add the tomatoes and 3/4 cup of the chicken broth; increase to medium heat and bring to a boil. reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until the tomatoes are tender. add the cream and bring to a boil; stirring. simmer over medium heat until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. in a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute chicken. press on chicken occasionally with a slotted spatula. cook for about 4 minutes per side or until the meat feels springy and is no longer pink inside. transfer to a board; cover and keep warm. discard the fat from the skillet.
  • in the same skillet, over medium heat, bring 1/4 cup chicken broth to a boil; stirring the pan juices. reduce slightly and add to the cream sauce; stir in basil and adjust seasonings to taste.
  • meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. add fettuccine and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, transfer to a bowl and toss with 3 to 4 tablespoons of the sauce.
  • cut each chicken breast into 2 to 3 diagonal slices. reheat the sauce gently if needed. transfer the pasta to serving plates; top with chicken and coat with the cream sauce; serve.

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