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Chicken Primavera

 Chicken Primavera
"This fantastic chicken dish is a variation on a recipe from one of my favorite microwave cookbooks," writes Karen Badger of Mahomet, Illinois. "Just toss together a salad, and your family can sit down to a satisfying meal in minutes."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked linguine


  • Cut chicken into 1/2-in. strips; place in a 2-qt. microwave-safe
  • dish. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Turn chicken and
  • move center pieces to the outside of dish. Cover and microwave on
  • high 2 minutes longer. Drain; set aside and keep warm.
  • In another microwave-safe bowl, cover and microwave butter on high
  • for 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in flour until smooth.
  • Gradually stir in the broth, wine and pepper; mix well. Add
  • mushrooms and peas. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-5 minutes or
  • until the vegetables are tender, stirring once. Stir in chicken;
  • sprinkle with cheese. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-60
  • seconds or until the cheese is melted. Serve over linguine. Yield: 4
  • servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 275 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.