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Creamy Herb Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Barton

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
• 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
• 2/3 cup chicken broth
• 1 (4.4 oz.) package spreadable herb cheese (we use Boursin)
• 1 shallot, minced
• 1 large clove garlic, minced
• 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
• 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon dried basil
• 1 teaspoon dried oregano
• 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
• kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Brush chicken breasts with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.
2. Heat a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken breasts until opaque and no longer pink. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
3. To the same skillet, heat remaining olive oil and sauté shallot and garlic, with basil, oregano and tarragon, for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.
4. Stir in herb cheese, broth, lemon juice and zest, and whisk together until smooth, then sprinkle in flour and whisk until incorporated.
5. Cook for 5-10 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.
6. Return chicken to skillet and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until warmed through. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve hot!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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