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    Chicken Breasts Diane in the Microwave

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    13 mins

    5 mins

    8 mins

    Cookin'withGas's Note:

    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!

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    1. 1
      Place chicken breast between 2 pieces of wax paper and flatten slightly with meat mallet.
    2. 2
      season with salt and pepper to taste.
    3. 3
      In a glass or ceramic baking dish, melt the butter and mix with the oil.
    4. 4
      Place the chicken in the dish, turning to coat with butter/oil mixture on all sides.
    5. 5
      Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes (adjust the time if needed per the wattage of your microwave).
    6. 6
      Let rest 1 min; then turn chicken over; microwave on HIGH another 3 min or until done, but NOT overcooked; set aside.
    7. 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. 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. 9
      Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve immediately with your accompaniments, such as a baked potato and steamed veggies.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Breasts Diane in the Microwave

    Serving Size: 1 (173 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 250.1
    Calories from Fat 127
    Total Fat 14.2 g
    Saturated Fat 5.0 g
    Cholesterol 83.7 mg
    Sodium 112.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 0.3 g
    Protein 27.9 g

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