Easy and tasty chicken Diane

Oct 27, 2019
There's nothing better than a tasty chicken dish for dinner! Source: Getty.

This super-easy dish is not only a treat for everyone who tries it, but also for those who get to cook it! With just a few quick and easy ingredients, it’s simple to whip up and is packed full of all that home comfort taste!

Don’t worry if you’re cooking this for guests as it’s close to impossible to mess up. Side it with some steamed veggies and you’re good to go!

Ingredients

  • 3 small chicken breast fillets
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 40g butter
  • 2 eschalots, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 3 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup light thickened cream for cooking
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Method

  1. Slice each chicken breast, on an angle, into 4 slices. Heat oil and 1/2 the butter in large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 3 minutes each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add remaining butter to pan. Cook for 1 minute or until melted. Add eschalot and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until eschalot softens. Carefully add brandy. Cook for 1 minute or until reduced slightly. Stir in mustard, Worcestershire sauce and cream. Bring to a simmer.
  3. Return chicken to pan. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer, covered, for 4 to 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with chives. Serve.

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