Breast of Chicken Flambe With Brandied Cherry Sauce 4-2

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 30 mins

This delicious and romantic entree should quickly warm your mood for the evening!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preparing Bing Cherry Sauce:.
  2. Drain juice from cherries.
  3. Combine juice with wine, sugar, cornstarch, and salt; mix thoroughly.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil until sauce thickens.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in the drained cherries.
  7. Season chicken breast with salt, white pepper, paprika, and brush with butter.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes at 325°F or until cooked and tender.
  9. Place chicken in a medium size ovenproof serving dish and cover with sauce.
  10. Have table set, candles lit, all accompaniments on table, and turn off lights when ready to flambé.
  12. Pour 1/4 ounce of brandy over dish and place in middle of table.
  13. Using long wooden matches, ignite chicken breast.
  14. When flame goes out and liquor has burned off, you are ready to serve.
Most Helpful

Made this the other night just for something different for the 2 of us, & it was DEFINITELY A BIG HIT! The preparation was as written with but 1 exception ~ I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts, & I'm sure that didn't change much in the way of flavor! This will certainly be on my schedule for the next time I have company for dinner ~ Simple to prepare & absolutely great presentation! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed in Newest Zaar tag]

Sydney Mike January 30, 2010