roasted-chicken-breasts

Roasted chicken breasts with mustard cream sauce

Roasted chicken breasts with mustard cream sauce

cal Calories 277kcal

High fat Total Fat 15g

High sat-fat Saturated Fat 8g

High chol Cholesterol 116mg

sodium Sodium 297mg

Low carbs Total Carbohydrate 7g

Serving size 232g Calories from fat 137kcal Fiber 1g Protein 28g Sugar 1g
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, on the bone, skin on
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • handful fresh sage leaves
  • a few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 6 whole garlic cloves
  • juice of 1 lemon

  • For the sauce
  • ½ cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 heaped teaspoons wholegrain mustard
  • spritz of lemon juice
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°c.
  2. Season the chicken generously.
  3. In a large pan, brown the chicken breasts in a splash of olive oil.
  4. Add the herbs and garlic and allow to fry for another minute.
  5. Transfer the chicken and the aromatics to an oven-safe dish and drizzle with the lemon juice.
  6. Place in the oven and allow to roast for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through but still juicy.
  7. To make the sauce, deglaze the pan you cooked the chicken in with the chicken stock or water
  8. Add the cream, bay leaf, thyme and mustard and allow to simmer for 10 minutes until slightly reduced.
  9. Season with the lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  10. Serve the sauce with the roasted chicken breasts.

Recipe Content & Photo ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Simply Delicious

You might also like: