Rating: 4.6 stars
4 Ratings
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Brandy, mushrooms and leek add a sophisticated touch to ordinary chicken breasts.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 1998

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and sear until well browned on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

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  • Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan. Add leek and thyme. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add mushrooms; cook for 5 minutes more. Add brandy and cook for 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Whisk broth and flour in a small bowl. Add to the pan. Cook, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

  • Return the mushroom mixture, chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan; reduce heat to low. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a warmed platter. Season sauce with salt, pepper and lemon juice; spoon over the chicken. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 25.2g; carbohydrates 4.3g; dietary fiber 0.7g; sugars 1.3g; fat 8.1g; saturated fat 1.5g; cholesterol 62.7mg; vitamin a iu 308.8IU; vitamin c 4.5mg; folate 19.5mcg; calcium 22.8mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 29.8mg; potassium 382.6mg; sodium 270.5mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 vegetable, 3 lean meat, 1 fat

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