Chicken: Chicken in Basil Cream

posted by Linda in MO 05-25-100 11:39 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Chicken in Basil Cream
Recipe By :Grand Prize winner, Quick Cooking, July/Aug 98 pg. 28 (slightly adapted)
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chicken, Main Dish

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
4 boneless -- skinless chicken breast halves
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 jar sliced pimentos -- (2 ounces) drained
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil -- minced
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Place milk and breadcrumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip chicken in the milk, then coat with breadcrumbs.

In a skillet over medium heat, fry chicken in butter or margarine on both sides until the juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove from skillet and keep warm in the oven.

Add the broth to the skillet; bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir to loosen browned bits from pan.
Stir in the cream and pimentos; boil and stir for one minute. Reduce heat; add the Parmesan cheese, basil, and black pepper. Simmer and stir until heated through. To serve, pour the sauce over the chicken.

Serving Ideas : Serve with egg noodles or favorite pasta.

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