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chicken in basil cream

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Crystal Tessmer
Rothschild, WI

I actually found this recipe in an old Taste of Home cookbook. I made it for my family and even the two year old had seconds! I had doubled the sauce recipe and my husband made a casserole the next day with the leftover sauce, canned chicken, veggies and noodles. It was fantastic!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chicken in basil cream

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, dry
  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make chicken in basil cream

  • 1
    Place milk and breadcrumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip chicken in milk, then coat with crumbs.
  • 2
    In skillet over medium high heat, cook chicken in butter on both sides until juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3
    Add broth to skillet. Bring to a boil, stir to loosen brown bits on bottom of skillet. Stir in the cream, boil and stir for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Reduce heat. Add the parmesan cheese, basil and pepper, cook and stir until heated through. Pour over chicken and serve!

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