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Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Creamy Chive Sauce

December 2005/January 2006, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Here's a sauce so delicious, it's missing only one thing: a little crunchy bread to dip in it. Make It a Meal: Serve with steamed asparagus or cauliflower, mashed potatoes or orzo pasta, and a glass of Vinho Verde.



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"This is by far one of my all time favorite dishes! I followed the recipe pretty much to a T but used a little less mustard and a little less chives. Everything was amazing! I loved the sauce! I used mashed potatoes and green beans for my...

102 Reviews for Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Creamy Chive Sauce

04/27/2010

This turned out great! I made a couple of modifcations. I was out of white wine, so i used chicken broth instead - I also decreased the amount of liquid to one full cup total for the broth. I also used Tabasco brand mustard - for a little extra zing. The sauce turned out perfectly. I went easy on the onion, since I was feeding it my 2 year old. She loved it! I found the recipe quick, easy and flavorful - it will become a regular menu item at my house!

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jamesable12 wrote 3 years 26 weeks ago

For those who prefer to cook without wine ( myself included) I always use a broth of some type or the other, no complaints from anyone.

04/26/2010

This was a great comforting Sunday Meal. Made it with mashed potatoes and green beans. Yummy. Next time I would go a little lighter on the mustard as it was a little overpowering, not too bad, but I think it would be even better with a little less.

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04/26/2010
Anonymous

A delicious recipe! My husband is normally not a fan of dishes with cream sauce but absolutely loved this one and we will definitely make it again! The flavor is reminiscent of an old family recipe for "Creamed Wild Rabbit" which I've also made with grouse or chicken. I also appreciated that this is a low carbohydrate meal as I do count carbs.

NOTE: I did not have shallots available, but researched an appropriate substitution. I used two parts green onions and one part garlic and the taste was fabulous!

Mary

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04/24/2010
Anonymous

Chicken in Chive Sauce... What more can I say...
Worth breaking your diet, fast, or will to resist for...

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04/22/2010
Anonymous

I really loved this chicken dish. Wonderful!! I butterflied a 1/2 lb breast for my husband and I. By butterflying I don't need to pound it much to get correct thickness. I added a little more sour cream and a little less Dijon than called for, because I think the Dijon can easily overpower the taste of the sauce.

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