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    Chicken in a Blanket

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 45 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs 30 mins

    Mille®'s Note:

    Poached chicken served in a wonderfully velvety lemon sauce

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put the chicken stock in a casserole dish large enough to hold the chicken, together with the herbs, sliced carrot, onion, salt and cayenne pepper.
    2. 2
      Bring to the boil and lower the chicken into the stock.
    3. 3
      Allow to poach at a gentle simmer for 20 minutes.
    4. 4
      Put in the lemon rind (thinly pared) and the juice of the lemon and simmer for a further 20-25 minutes.
    5. 5
      Lift out the chicken, tipping it to drain off the liquid inside, and keep it hot.
    6. 6
      Strain the broth into a measuring jug.
    7. 7
      In a smaller pan, melt 1½ oz.
    8. 8
      of the butter and stir in the flour.
    9. 9
      Stir over a gentle heat until it sizzles.
    10. 10
      Add 20 oz. of the chicken broth, a little at a time, stirring between each addition.
    11. 11
      Simmer the resulting sauce for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, taste for seasoning and add the mushrooms, sliced and sautéed gently in the remaining butter for a few minutes until they are just tender.
    12. 12
      Lastly, stir in the cream and pour the sauce over the chicken.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 23, 2009

      55

      Wanted to try something different over the weekend so decided to try this as i had all the ingreidents already in stock. Turned out great and i even had seconds. Thanks,

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken in a Blanket

    Serving Size: 1 (689 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 626.5
     
    Calories from Fat 371
    59%
    Total Fat 41.3 g
    63%
    Saturated Fat 18.0 g
    90%
    Cholesterol 152.0 mg
    50%
    Sodium 868.6 mg
    36%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.1 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 10.0 g
    40%
    Protein 35.1 g
    70%

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