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Chicken with Pine Nuts


While visiting Seattle one summer, We ate at an upscale restaurant and I ordered a dish called Chicken and pine nuts in brown sause.. it was one of the best chicken dishes I've ever eaten.. and when I found this recipe, I was hoping it was the same one.. Well I think it is, if it's not exact, it's really close and it was so worth all the work to make it tonight.. Everyone enjoyed it..













Trans-fat Free


8 chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
½ cup all-purpose flour
or as needed
½ cup vegetable oil
cup butter
1 ¼ cups pine nuts
4 cloves garlic
1 cup white wine
2 lemons
1 bunch parsley leaves
½ teaspoon salt
or to taste
¼ teaspoon black pepper
or to taste
Brown sauce
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups chicken broth
salt and black pepper
to taste


The brown sauce should be ready.

Thoroughly coat the chicken breasts with the flour.

In a large skillet place the oil and heat it on medium high until it is hot.

Add the chicken breasts and sauté them for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown.

Remove the chicken breasts and place them in a large baking dish .

Cover the dish and keep the chicken warm.

Drain the oil out of the skillet.

Add the butter and heat it on medium high until it has melted.

Add the pine nuts and sauté them for 1 to 2 minutes, or until they are golden brown.

Add the garlic and white wine, and cook them for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the wine has evaporated.

Add the lemon juice, parsley, the heated Brown Sauce, and salt, pepper.

Stir the ingredients together.

Pour the sauce over the chicken.

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Bake the chicken for 15 minutes, or until it is very hot.

BROWN SAUCE: In a medium saucepan place the butter and heat it on medium until it has melted.

Add the flour and stir it in for 1 minute.

While stirring constantly, slowly add the heated broth.

Continue to stir until the sauce reaches the boiling point.

Add salt and pepper.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 242g (8.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 60168% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 70%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 398mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 66g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 5% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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