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To calibrate yourself to be a better cook, learn to use all of your senses throughout the process. For the richest sauce, use a stainless steel pan; the browned bits that stick to the bottom provide flavor.

Adam Hickman
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2013

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Credit: Tara Donne; Styling: Sarah Smart

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
17 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 breast half and 2 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Let chicken stand at room temperature for 20 minutes. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Heat a large stainless steel skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add chicken to pan, rounded side down; cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken over; reduce heat to medium, and cook 5 minutes or until done. Remove chicken from pan; let stand 5 minutes.

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  • Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil, onion, and garlic to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add flour; sauté 30 seconds. Add wine to pan; cook 30 seconds or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring constantly. Stir in stock; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 3 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup, stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat; stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, butter, and sugar. Sprinkle with parsley.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

283 calories; fat 11.8g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 5.3g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 37.3g; carbohydrates 2.2g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 116mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 428mg; calcium 18mg.
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