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Chicken in Basil Cream

Ingredients for Chicken in Basil Cream

  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 4 chicken breast halves (1 pound)
  • 3 tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions for preparing Chicken in Basil cream

Place milk and bread crumbs in separate shallow bowls. Dip chicken in milk, then coat with crumbs. In a skillet over medium high heat, cook the chicken in butter on both sides until juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove and keep warm. Add the broth to the skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stir to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in cream and pimientos, boil and stir for a minute. Reduce heat. Add parmesan cheese, basil and pepper. Cook and stir until heated through. Pour over the chicken. Serves 4.

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