Rosemary Chicken Pillards

Rosemary Chicken Pillards Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


I found this in an old copy of Sunset Magazine and adapted it slightly.


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30 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 tsp
    large grained salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, some used for baking sheet
  • 2 slice
    bacon, crumbled (save 1 tb. grease)
  • 1/4 c
    chopped shallots
  • 1/4 c
    golden raisins
  • 1/4 c
    fruity wine
  • 4 c
    baby arugula or spinach (or mixture)

How to Make Rosemary Chicken Pillards


  1. Preheat broiler, shel 3 inches below heat. Oil a rimmed baking sheet. Pound chicken until each breast is about 1/2 inch thick. Rub with rosemary, salt and half of the pepper. Put chicken on baking sheet. (Save about 1/4 teaspoon rosemary for later)
  2. Broil chicken until just cooked through for about 8 minutes, total (turn once). Remove, cover with foil tent and let rest.
  3. Meanwhile, cook shallots in bacon pan (with 1 Tablespoon grease remaining) stirring often until slightly browned. Add golden raisins and wine. Reduce until about 2 Tablespoons liquid are left. Stir in remaining pepper and 1/4 teaspoon rosemary.
  4. Remove from heat and add arugula/spinach and bacon. Toss gently to coat. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Transfer to platter and arrange chicken on top.

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About Rosemary Chicken Pillards

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #spinach #arugula

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