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Saucy Skillet Chicken Recipe

I created this extra-special fried chicken for a graduation banquet. Days after the party, people were calling to get the recipe...I was happy to pass it on.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon meat tenderizer, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon each ground turmeric, curry powder, onion powder, garlic powder, ground mustard and dried sage
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Hot mashed potatoes, optional


  • 1. Combine flour and seasonings in a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag. Dredge or shake chicken in flour mixture. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter over medium heat until browned on both sides. Pour cream over chicken; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve sauce over chicken and mashed potatoes if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 473 calories, 33 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 175 mg cholesterol, 951 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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