Chicken With Creamy Apple-Mushroom Sauce

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  • In a nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides; remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute the mushrooms, onion and garlic until tender.
  • Stir in the broth, tarragon, pepper and salt; bring to a boil.
  • Add apples and reserved chicken.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear.
  • Remove chicken to a serving platter.
  • Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk until smooth; stir in remaining milk.
  • Add to skillet; bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Serve over chicken; sprinkle with parsley.

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  1. I was a bit leery about trying something that tried to combine cream and apples, but I wasn't displeased with the results. Unfortunately, this wasn't near creamy enough for my taste, despite using half & half instead of milk. I also don't have an apple peeler, so I just tossed in chunks. Now I realize that the softened apple is what helps thicken the sauce. Hopefully, now that I've tried things, I can get it right next time.


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