French Style Basil Chicken

Recipe by TJW2725
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the sage leaves in a pan along with the onions, the white wine and the chicken broth.
  • Bring to a rolling boil, and continue to boil until the sauce is reduced to 3/4 cup, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool.
  • Lay the pieces of chicen in a flat pan or in an airtight plastic bag and use this cooled sauce to marinate the chicken covered overnight in the fridge, or at least 6 hours.
  • The next day, preheat the oven to 325°, remove chicken from the marinade, reserving the marinade, and pat dry.
  • Put chicken in oven for about 35-45 minutes or until the juices run clear.
  • Meanwhile, strain the marinade, discarding the onions, and leaves.
  • Put in a suacepan and bring to a rolling boil, and boil for about 10-15 minutes, or until reduced by 1/3.
  • Take half of the cream, and blend it together with the basil leaves in the blender until very smooth, and a bit pasty.
  • Add this to the sauce, along with the other half of the cream, and reduce heat to low and keep warm until the chicken in done.
  • Serve this sauce over the chicken, with rice.
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