Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Lemon Cream Chicken

This was a very tasty chicken dish so give it a try and pretty easy. Another nice date night like meal that looks like you know what you are doing in the kitchen and pretty easy.
Thanks to Taste of Home
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon all purpose divided.
1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper
6 boneless skinless chicken breast
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy whipping cream divided
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms sliced
In a large plastic bag combine 1/2 cup flour, salt, and pepper add chicken a few pieces at a time.
Seal and shake to coat.
In a large skillet cook chicken in butter for about 8-9 minutes on each side or until meat thermometer reads 170. remove chicken and cover and keep warm.
Add broth to pan drippings. Bring to a boil over med heat, stir to loosen browned bits. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or till broth is reduced to 1/3 cup. Stir in 3/4 cup of cream, lemon juice and mushrooms. Cook over med-low heat for about 5 minutes.
Combine remaining flour and cream until smooth in bowl. Stir into skillet bring to a boil. and cook stirring for about 2 minutes or until thickened. return chicken to skillet and heat through.
This did not say to serve over pasta but we thought it would be good and it was.


The Japanese Redneck said...

Looks delicious!

michael said...

i love creamy chicken recipes. thanks for this one!