Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream

Chicken Breasts In Chive Cream

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Kitchen Crew

By



Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Ingredients

  • 8 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 lb
    mushrooms, stems removed
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of salt
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of pepper
  • 6
    chicken breasts, skinless
  • 1/2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1
    squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • ·
    "just a pinch" of beurre manie (sauce thickener)
  • 2 Tbsp
    chives, fresh/chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour

How to Make Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine 1 tablespoon flour and 1 tablespoon sweet butter on a small flat plate and blend the mixture with a fork into a very smooth paste.
  2. Roll the paste into a ball.
  3. In a small skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of butter.
  4. Add the scallions and cook for 2 or 3 minutes without browning.
  5. Add the mushrooms.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and cook the mixture over high heat for 2 or 3 more minutes to brown the mushrooms lightly.
  7. Reserve.
  8. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and sprinkle them with lemon juice.
  9. In a large chicken fryer, melt the remaining butter.
  10. When it is quite hot, add the chicken breasts and cook them for 1 minute on each side.
  11. Cover the pan with buttered wax paper and then the pan lid.
  12. 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.
  13. Do not overcook or pierce every piece.
  14. Immediately remove the chicken breasts to a serving platter.
  15. Pour the chicken stock into the fryer, raise the heat and reduce the stock until it is almost a glaze.
  16. Add the heavy cream and continue cooking over high heat.
  17. Add the Beurre Manie and cook until the sauce heavily coats a spoon.
  18. Add the mushroom and scallion mixture.
  19. Add the chives and correct the seasoning.
  20. Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts and serve at once.
  21. These butter-flour balls (beurre manie) can be made ahead in advance and stored in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 weeks.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken Breasts in Chive Cream

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes


We’re not all lucky enough to have fields to grow fresh corn, but thankfully it’s abundant at the market. And while zucchini is one of the most popular summer veggies (even though it’s technically a fruit), I really think corn on the cob ranks at the top. I look forward to enjoying it each summer. […]

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat


One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes

17 Quick and Easy Lunch Recipes


Looking for lunch ideas? Bored of the same old, same old? We’re here for you. These 17 quick and easy lunch recipes are filling enough to get you through to dinner (and not one is a green salad). If you want something hot or cold, healthy or indulgent, there’s a recipe for you.