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Chicken Wellington

 Chicken Wellington
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (15 ounces each) refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • SAUCE:
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1-1/4 cups hot water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth

Directions

  • Flatten chicken to an even thickness. In a large skillet, cook
  • chicken in oil and 1 tablespoon butter for 4-5 minutes on each side
  • or until browned.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the rosemary, sage, salt, pepper
  • and remaining butter. Unroll pastry sheets; cut each into a 9-in.
  • square (discard scraps). Place a chicken breast half on each square;
  • spread chicken with butter mixture. Fold pastry over chicken. Trim

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Chicken Wellington (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • off excess pastry; pinch seams to seal.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet; brush with egg. Bake at 450° for
  • 18-20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Let stand
  • for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Meanwhile, for sauce, dissolve bouillon in hot water. In a small
  • saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in
  • bouillon and wine or broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 697 calories, 45 g fat (20 g saturated fat), 127 mg cholesterol, 956 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 15 g protein.
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