Chicken Breasts Diane in the Microwave

Total Time
13mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 mins

Done completely in the microwave, this dish is perfect for the dog days of summer, when you cannot bear the thought of slaving over a hot stove top...Tantalizingly tasty, serve it with a nice tossed salad and a baked potato!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken breast between 2 pieces of wax paper and flatten slightly with meat mallet.
  2. season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a glass or ceramic baking dish, melt the butter and mix with the oil.
  4. Place the chicken in the dish, turning to coat with butter/oil mixture on all sides.
  5. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes (adjust the time if needed per the wattage of your microwave).
  6. Let rest 1 min; then turn chicken over; microwave on HIGH another 3 min or until done, but NOT overcooked; set aside.
  7. In a microwave safe bowl, prepare 'sauce' by mixing together the scallions (or chives), lime juice (or lemon), brandy, Dijon mustard and parsley.
  8. Microwave the 'sauce on HIGH for 1 min; then add to it, the 'juices' from the cooked chicken and the chicken broth; stir until smooth.
  9. Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve immediately with your accompaniments, such as a baked potato and steamed veggies.