Chicken Veronique

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by bluemoon downunder

A quick and easy, low fat, low calorie chicken dish: chicken sautéed with garlic and mushrooms and served in a classic French wine sauce. Adapted from Rodale's "Terrific Chicken: 100 Great Meals in Minutes".

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

very good, I love the addition of grapes to this dish, I also added in some crushed chili flakes and increased the garlic amount to 6 large cloves, I sliced the mushrooms in place of chopping and reduced the sugar amount slightly, thanks for sharing bluemoon, we enjoyed this Veronique!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan (preferably non-stick) over a medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken breast halves and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  3. Turn the chicken breast halves over, add the garlic and mushrooms and sauté for another 3 minutes, or until the garlic and mushrooms soften and the chicken is golden brown.
  4. Remove the chicken breast halves, garlic and mushrooms from the pan, keep warm, and pour off the excess oil.
  5. Add the sugar and half of the wine to the pan, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  6. Add the remaining wine and simmer until the wine is reduced by half.
  7. Mix the stock and cornstarch in a small bowl, whisk into the wine mixture and simmer for 2 minutes.
  8. Return the chicken to the sauce.
  9. Add the grapes and simmer for a further 2 minutes, or until the juices run clear.
  10. Serve over rice or noodles with your favourite side dish.

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