Wine Poached Chicken With Creamy Basil/Pine Nut Sauce

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by IngridNL

We had this yesterday and it was so delicious that I just had to share. The the wine poached chicken combines so beautifully with the creamy basil sauce and fresh green beans. It was fabulous. I originally saw this recipe with a homemade mayo and walnuts, but this simpler version was great.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauce: In a food processor, combine the mayonnaise, mustard and garlic.
  2. Add the lemon juice and basil leaves and whir until everything is green.
  3. Add the pine nuts and whir for just a second.
  4. Add pepper and salt to taste.
  5. Chicken: Poach the chicken breasts in the White Wine for approx 15 minutes.
  6. Once cooked, tear the chicken breasts into smaller pieces, and return to simmer in the white wine for another few minutes then remove from the mixture.
  7. Green beans: Cook until tender-crunchy (usually 10- 15 min.) After the chicken and green beans are cooked, combine with the sauce red onion.
  8. Serve with rice and sprinkle with the pine nuts.

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