Basil Cream Chicken Recipe
- 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
- 1-1/3 cups finely chopped green onions
- 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- Hot cooked fettuccine
- 1. In a skillet, saute the chicken, onions and mushrooms in oil until the chicken is no longer pink.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add broth and cream. Stir in basil and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in chicken mixture. Serve over fettuccine. Yield: 6-8 servings.
1 serving (4 ounces) equals 362 calories, 28 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 405 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.
Reviews for Basil Cream Chicken
"I've been making this super impressive recipe for several years. The only thing I do differently than the printed recipe is add 3/4 tsp. salt."
"Look fwd. to making soon! K."
"I'm looking for outstanding recipes. And while this one was good, it seemed to be missing something (garlic?, salt?).My sauce was also super thick, although that most likely my fault."
"wonderfully fragrant and creamy, hubby LOVED it!"
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.