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Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce Recipe

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This simply elegant entree requires a minimum of effort but will win you compliments. You'll love the mellow sauce! —Connie L McDowell, Greenwood, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 351 calories, 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add wine to pan; cook over medium-low heat, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Add cream and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir until slightly thickened. Stir in rosemary and remaining butter until blended. Serve sauce with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce in Taste of Home August/September 2009, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3 tablespoons sauce equals 351 calories, 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 24 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"Love, love, love this creamy mellow sauce. The chicken comes out so tender and juicy. I would have liked a little more sauce with my chicken and have started doubling that part of the recipe when I make this."

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"Very elegant dinner with just a little work - The taste was terrific."

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2014

"Family loved this one. I put the rosemary in with the wine so the rosemary would "soften up" a little bit before eating. I served it over jasmine rice and the sauce absorbed into the rice for a wonderful flavor."

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2014

"We served this when we had friends over, it was a bug success. My husband (world's pickiest eater)'s only problem was the "texture of the rosemary", so he picked it out. Other than that, would do again."

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

"My whole family loved this dish! The sauce was too thin, but next time I will try putting some Arrowroot in to thicken it up more."

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