4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/4 cup sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley)

This easy chicken dinner features chicken breasts sauteed in a homemade wine sauce.  Serve with steamed green beans and rice for a complete meal. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and flour.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Add mushrooms and shallots to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits; add stock. Bring to a boil; cook until reduced to 1 cup (about 10 minutes). Cut remaining 1 tablespoon butter into small pieces. Remove pan from heat. Add butter, stirring until butter melts. Spoon sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley.

Ratings & Reviews

DelphineS's Review

May 22, 2013
I've been making a lot of these reduction sauces from Cooking Light lately and this one was as tasty as the rest. Used "baby bella" mushrooms and sliced them with a wire gizmo i remembered we own, which got them nice and thin and helped speed things along. Finished with a blob of creme fraiche instead of butter cause there was some in the fridge - would do again if making for company. Served with brown rice and green beans tossed with a little brown butter and tarragon.