Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Cream Sauce


Sound amazing? Look amazing? It is. Chicken is baked in a sun-dried and basil cream sauce.. wow!

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Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more, to taste (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup julienned sun dried tomatoes in olive oil, drained
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, chiffonade

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Melt butter in the skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant but not brown, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, heavy cream, sun dried tomatoes, Parmesan, thyme, oregano and basil.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Place chicken into baking dish. Cover with sauce and place in hot oven.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 175 degrees F.
  • Serve chicken immediately, garnished with basil, if desired.

Thanks DamnDelicious.net for the inspiration. I modified the recipe quite a bit to make it quicker to make. But wow, that was still amazing!

dit-elle-Esther

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