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Quick Chicken Breasts with Herb Sauce

Quick Chicken Breasts with Herb Sauce -
Written by Lorna C

Quick Chicken Breasts with Herb Sauce is a very simple but thoroughly tasty quick recipe that always hit the mark. Served with new potatoes and seasonal vegetables makes this a winter warmer. When you need a meal in a rush, this meal is ideal. Start to finish in forty minutes with a bit of sautéing with a skillet. The herbs sauce is made using the chicken juices from the skillet for extra flavour and intensity. The addition of capers to the sauce gives a lovely little kick whilst the dry white wine and chicken stock create a perfect flavour base.

Quick Chicken Breasts with Herb Sauce -

Quick Chicken Breasts with Herb Sauce

A fast method to get the family or unexpected visitors fed with minimum of fuss. Serve on a bed of rice or pasta noodles for a quick meal.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Chicken
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 136kcal



  • Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and coat lightly with flour.
  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over moderate heat and saute the chicken breasts until golden brown on both sides and firm to the touch.
  • Transfer the chicken to an oven-proof platter and keep warm in a 200F (90C) oven.
  • Add the wine and chicken stock to the skillet and reduce it by half, being sure to scrape up all the brown bits in the skillet as you stir.
  • Stir in the fresh herbs and the optional capers and butter, and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the sauce over the chicken and serve immediately.


Sodium: 266mg | Sugar: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Potassium: 32mg | Cholesterol: 15mg | Calories: 136kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 12g | Protein: 0.2g | Carbohydrates: 1g