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Thyme-Roasted Chicken Breast with Morel-Madeira

 
Thyme-Roasted Chicken Breast with Morel-Madeira
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A succulent chicken dish is going to win everyone at the dinner table.

Yield

2

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

40

min

Ready

55

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 cup water
boiling
1 ounce mushrooms, morel
dried, rinsed, drained
*
2 each chicken breasts
with skin
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
¾ cup onions
chopped
2 cloves garlic
peeled and minced
1 tablespoon thyme
fresh, minced, or 1 teaspoon dried
*
1 ½ cups chicken broth
¼ cup madeira wine
dry
*
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon madeira wine

Directions

Combine boiling water and morels in a small bowl.

Let stand until morels soften, about 35 minutes.

Strain; reserve soaking liquid.

Coarsely chop morels.

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat.

Add chicken to skillet; cook until golden about 4 minutes a side.

Transfer chicken to a shallow baking dish (do not clean skillet).

Bake until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile heat the same skillet over medium high heat.

Add onion, garlic and thyme and sauté until golden about 5 minutes.

Add morel soaking liquid, leaving any residue in the bowl.

Boil the mixture until most of the liquid evaporates, about 4 Add chicken broth and ¼ cup of Madiera; boil until gravy is reduced to 1½ cups, aboout 5 minutes. Strain gravy into small saucepan; add morels. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Whisk 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon madiera in a small bowl. Whisk into gravy; simmer until thickened, about 30 seconds. Season gravy with salt and pepper. Spoon over chicken and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 471g (16.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32232% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 331mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 65g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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