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    Pretzel Chicken With Beurre Blanc Sauce

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    Boca Pat's Note:

    This recipe is from one of our favorite restaurants. We usually only go there on special occassions, as it's quite the pricey place!! I couldn't believe my eyes, when I found this recipe in our local paper. I have since made it and it's absolutely wonderful.

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    Beurre Blanc Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Stir pretzel crumbs, bacon bits, cheese, parsley, salt & pepper together well in a bowl large enough to let you dip chicken breasts into it. Set aside.
    2. 2
      In another bowl large enough to dip chicken breasts, whisk together batter mix & beer.
    3. 3
      If mixture seems too thick--it should be the consistency of very lightly whipped cream--add a little more beer a tablespoon at a time.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    5. 5
      Heat butter& oil in lge skillet over medium-high heat.
    6. 6
      Dip each piece of chicken in batter mixture, letting excess drip off, then cover well with pretzel crumb mixture.
    7. 7
      Place in skillet & saute 2 minutes per side or until golden brown& not quite cooked through.
    8. 8
      Transfer to a baking sheet & finish cooking in oven 5 to 7 minutes more.
    9. 9
      TO MAKE BEURRE BLANC SAUCE: In heavy saucepan, melt butter over med heat.
    10. 10
      Add shallots & saute 2 minute.
    11. 11
      Add wine & chicken base. Stir to dissolve base.
    12. 12
      Bring to a simmer & cook 5 to 8 minutes, or until most liquid has evaporated.
    13. 13
      Stire in heavy cream & return to a simmer.
    14. 14
      Mix cornstarch & water together.
    15. 15
      Slowly stir into cream mixture & continue cooking& stirring until mixture thickens & coats back of a wooden spoon dipped into it.
    16. 16
      Simmer another 1 or 2 minutes.
    17. 17
      If using mustard, stir in during last minute of simmering.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 24, 2008

      45

      Great recipe, everyone enjoyed. The mustard in the sauce is key as it is delicious with the pretzel crust.

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    • on June 27, 2005

      I am so glad to see this recipe! We recently had it for supper at a pricey brewery restaurant in Cleveland but it was absolutely delicious! I can't wait to make it and I know my hubby will be surprised! I will review when I make it myself.

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    • on February 18, 2004

      45

      A special dish that is not too complicated, but a little extra effort is required. It takes a little extra time to grind the pretzels, shred the cheese etc. And you do have to find the batter mix, and if your not a beer drinker you have to make a special effort to get beer. Even with that being said, I think it was worth it. I just loved this dish and would even add it to my short list. I did brine the breast for 8 hours and I had to cook it about five minutes longer in the oven than called for.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pretzel Chicken With Beurre Blanc Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (349 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 784.6
     
    Calories from Fat 435
    55%
    Total Fat 48.4 g
    74%
    Saturated Fat 25.7 g
    128%
    Cholesterol 212.9 mg
    70%
    Sodium 1121.8 mg
    46%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.8 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 1.4 g
    5%
    Protein 44.9 g
    89%

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    batter frying mix

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