Rating: 4 stars
69 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 2

Opt for an inexpensive, full-flavored domestic beer, like Blue Moon wheat ale.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2012


Credit: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 breast half and 2 tablespoons sauce)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with pepper and salt. Add chicken to pan; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Add shallots to pan; cook 1 minute or until translucent. Combine beer and next 3 ingredients (through honey) in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Add beer mixture to pan; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup. Return chicken to pan; turn to coat with sauce. Sprinkle evenly with parsley.


Nutrition Facts

245 calories; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 40g; carbohydrates 7.8g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 99mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 544mg; calcium 27mg.