Chicken breast with basil wine sauce

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Chicken breast with basil wine sauce
  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 30 gram unsalted butter
  • 2 green onions (shallots), chopped
  • 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) light cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded basil
  • steamed baby potatoes, zucchini, to serve


Chicken breast with basil wine sauce
  • 1
    Cover each chicken breast with plastic wrap and lightly flatten with a rolling pin. Season well with freshly ground pepper.
  • 2
    Melt butter in a large frying pan on medium. Cook chicken breasts for 3 minutes each side, until golden and almost cooked through. Remove to a platter and keep warm.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to low and add onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring, until soft. Increase heat to medium and add wine. Simmer for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Stir in cream. Cook for another 3 minutes, until reduced slightly. Add basil and season.
  • 5
    Return chicken to pan for 1 minute, until heated through.
  • 6
    Serve with potatoes and zucchini.

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