Breast of Chicken with Basil Sauce

Breast of Chicken with Basil Sauce
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    butter

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 4

    breasts of chicken

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    10% cream

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    basil pesto

Preparation

In a frying pan, heat the oil and butter, brown garlic.

Cook chicken breasts 6 to 8 minutes on each side.

Deglaze the frying pan with the chicken broth.

Add cream and pesto, reduce by half over low heat 5 minutes.

Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts.

Source: Metro

Wine and meal pairing

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Fruity and light
These light wines are characterised by their simple fruity aromas, the sensation of freshness they leave, and their unassuming structure. They must be consumed young.
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