Chicken Milano

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 8 ounces dry fettuccini pasta

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter; add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and 3/4 cup of the chicken broth; increase to medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until the tomatoes are tender. Add the cream and bring to a boil; stirring. Simmer over medium heat until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  2. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute chicken. Press on chicken occasionally with a slotted spatula. Cook for about 4 minutes per side or until the meat feels springy and is no longer pink inside. Transfer to a board; cover and keep warm. Discard the fat from the skillet.
  3. In the same skillet, over medium heat, bring 1/4 cup chicken broth to a boil; stirring the pan juices. Reduce slightly and add to the cream sauce; stir in basil and adjust seasonings to taste.
  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccine and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, transfer to a bowl and toss with 3 to 4 tablespoons of the sauce.
  5. Cut each chicken breast into 2 to 3 diagonal slices. Reheat the sauce gently if needed. Transfer the pasta to serving plates; top with chicken and coat with the cream sauce; serve.

Tips : Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Chicken and Spinach Potato Balls with Creamy Red Pepper Coulis

Ingredients

  • 3 medium Idaho potatoes
  • 2 medium red bell peppers
  • 1 small boneless, skinless chicken breast (about 6 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth or stock
  • 7 ounces cream cheese spread, Arla® Original Cream Cheese
  • 3 packed cups baby spinach, finely chopped (about 2 ounces), plus whole leaves for garnish
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup panko

Roast Chicken with Thyme and Onions

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons
  • 2 (2.5 pound) whole chickens
  • 2 large onions, peeled and quartered
  • 6 shallots, coarsely chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. Pierce lemons several times with a fork, and place 1 inside each chicken cavity. Arrange chickens in the center of the prepared baking dish. Place onions, shallots, and garlic around the chickens. Sprinkle vegetables with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Spread butter over the chickens, and line each with thyme sprigs.
  3. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Increase temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), and continue baking 30 minutes, or until exterior of chicken is golden brown, meat is no longer pink, and juices run clear. Allow to cool about 15 minutes before serving.

Tips : Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the pan
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar
  • 1 cup hot sauce, plus more for serving, such as Frank’s
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 16 corn tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  2. Mix the chicken, cream cheese, 1 cup of the Cheddar, 1/3 cup of the hot sauce, white parts of the scallions and cumin in a large bowl until well combined. Stir together the butter, remaining 2/3 cup hot sauce and 3 tablespoons water in a medium bowl.
  3. Microwave the tortillas in batches until warm, softened and foldable, about 30 seconds. Keep warm between damp paper towels.
  4. Spoon a portion of the chicken mixture down the middle of each tortilla and roll up. Place them side by side, seam-side down, in the prepared pan. Pour the hot sauce mixture over the tortillas. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 cup Cheddar and the blue cheese and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, 15 to 17 minutes.
  5. Drizzle the blue cheese dressing over the enchiladas and sprinkle with the scallion greens. Serve with more hot sauce.

Chicken Tetrazzini

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 (8-ounce) packages presliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 3 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2/3 cup)
  • 3 (14.5-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/4 cups (9 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 7 cups hot cooked vermicelli (about 1 pound uncooked pasta)
  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 (1-ounce) slice white bread