Cheesy Chicken and Chive Sauce

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This recipe is delicious, and very easy to prepare. Good for when you are in a rush, and need to get things happening in a short time frame. It goes really well with large pasta types such as fettuccini and large spirals.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 5 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¼ cups heavy cream

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • 2 tablespoons coarse grained prepared mustard

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup fresh chives, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until lightly browned; set aside. Melt butter in skillet, and saute garlic for 1 minute. Stir in flour, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Mix together cream and milk, then gradually whisk into flour mixture until smooth. Whisk in mustard. Return pan to medium heat, and stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in chicken, Parmesan and chives. Cook, stirring, until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
31g Fat
7g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 322mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 176mg 14%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 377mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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