Chicken Breasts in Cucumber and Lemon Sauce

Recipe by BoxOWine
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Placed prepared cucumbers in colander.
  • Sprinkle with salt and toss.
  • Let drain 1 hr then pat cucumbers dry with paper towel.
  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Add cucumbers and saute until light brown.
  • Set aside In small cup, mix 1 tablespoon flour and 1 tablespoon butter to smooth paste.
  • Set aside.
  • Place remaining 1/2 cup flour in shallow baking dish.
  • Add white pepper and season with salt.
  • Coat chicken with flour mixture.
  • Shake off excess.
  • Melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter with oil in another heavy skillet over high heat.
  • Add chicken breasts and saute until brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Add 1/2 cup stock.
  • Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  • Remove chicken to platter.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup stock to same skillet.
  • Increase heat to high and boil until reduced to 1/4 cup, about 3 minutes.
  • Add cream and bring to boil.
  • Whisk in flour/butter paste.
  • Return mixture to boil, stirring constantly.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until thickened to sauce consistency, stirring frequently, about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in lemon juice and 1 tablespoon dill.
  • Season to taste with salt and white pepper.
  • Add chicken and cucumbers to sauce and heat through.
  • Transfer chicken to plates.
  • Spoon sauce and cucumbers over chicken.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon dill.
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