Skillet Creamy Basil Chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Skillet Chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 542
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
you will love this chicken! fresh and delicious (and easy). made in less than 30 minutes! enjoy!
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Dry bread crumbs
  • 1 pound Boneless skinless chicken breast; 4 halves
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 cup Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1 can 4 oz Pimentos
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes or 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Basil; fresh minced (i also added some dry basil)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan; grated
  • 2 tablespoons boursin cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • Heat skillet over medium high heat
  • Place milk and bread crumbs in separate shallow bowls
  • Dip chicken in milk, and then coat with crumbs
  • Add chicken to skillet with 1/2 of the butter about 5 min
  • Add remaining butter flip chicken and cook another 5 min till chicken is cooked.
  • Remove and keep warm
  • Add broth to skillet bring to boil over medium heat
  • Stir in cream, pimientos, and tomatoes; boil and stir for 1 min
  • Reduce heat, add parmesan cheese, bousrin cheese, basil and pepper; cook and stir until heated through.
  • Serve chicken with sauce poured over.

Nutrition

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 635mg | Potassium: 649mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 9.3mg | Calcium: 239mg | Iron: 1.5mg