*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           CHICKEN BREASTS DIANE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    Large Boneless Chicken
                         Breast Halves or 8 small
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           (to 1/2 t) black pepper
    2       tb           Olive or salad oil
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
    3       tb           Chopped fresh chives or
                         Green onions
                         Juice of 1/2 lime or lemon
    2       tb           Brandy or cognac, optional
    3       tb           Chopped parsley
    2       ts           Dijon-style mustard
      1/4   c            Chicken broth
 
   Place chicken breast halves between sheets of waxed
   paper or plastic wrap. Pound slightly with mallet.
   Sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Heat 1T each of
   oil and butter in large skillet. Cook chicken over
   high heat for 4 minutes on each side. Do not cook
   longer or they will be overcooked and dry. Transfer to
   warm serving platter. Add chives or green onion, lime
   juice and brandy, if used, parsley and mustard to pan.
   Cook 15 seconds, whisking constantly. Whisk in broth.
   Stir until sauce is smooth. Whisk in remaining butter
   and oil. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve immediately.
  
 
 
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