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Chicken Breast in Champagne

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Category: Casseroles, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Carrot -- finely chopped
  • 1 sm Onion -- finely chopped
  • 3 lg Mushrooms -- finely chopped
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 1 c Champagne -- or dry white
  • Wine
  • 2 Chicken breasts, halved,
  • Boned, skinned
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 c Heavy cream
  • 1/4 c Champagne -- or white wine
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste
  • Parsley -- finely chopped

 Directions

In a heatproof casserole, make a bed of carrot, onion, and mushrooms. Add
butter cut into thin slices and add champagne or wine. Place chicken
breasts on top of the mixture. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper,
cover the casserole, and bake chicken in a moderate oven (325^) basting it
frequently withthe liquid from the casserole for 50-60 minutes or until it
is tender. Remove chicken to a platter and keep warm. Cook sauce uncovered
over moderate heat until it is reduced by half. Stir in heavy cream and
champagne or wine and pour sauce through a sieve. Season with salt and
pepper and a little finely chopped parsley. Pour sauce over the chicken
breasts and garnish the platter with braised celery and sauteed pimentos.


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