Chicken with Basil cream sauce

Christine Mel


My husband said "are you trying to impress me?" the first time I made this. We were newlyweds at the time. 25 years later it's a favorite!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    chicken bouillon
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 jar(s)
    (4oz) pimentos, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil or 1 tbs dry basil
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/8 tsp

How to Make Chicken with Basil cream sauce


  1. Dip the chicken in milk, and then bread crumbs. Fry until golden, keep warm.
  2. Into the same skillet stir in the bouillon and 1/2 c water over med. high heat until boiling. Stire in the evap milk and pimentos. Heat to boiling and cook 1 minute. Reduce heat and add the basil, parmesan cheese and pepper.
  3. Serve the chicken with the sauce over the top.

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About Chicken with Basil cream sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy

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