Tuxedo Chicken

"Thsi is from the "Desperation Dinners" cookbook. Don't ask me why the name - possibly because of the bowties? Well, in that case, it shold be called "Men's Formal Wear Accessory Chicken." Anyway, it's easy to put together and the sauce is very tasty."
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  • Add bowties to a pot of boiling water and cook until tender - about ten minutes - and drain.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook till the onion is soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Slice the chicken into 1/2 inch strips.
  • Raise the heat to medium high and add chicken to onions,and cook until the chicken is no longer pink, stirring often.
  • Meanwhile, place the broccoli in a microwave-safe dish and microwave 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes,covered, on high until it is just warm.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  • Stir the sour cream and half-and-half into the chicken juices to blend well, then add the mustard, Worcestershire,and garlic powder. Stir well and continue to cook until the sauce is slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Do not boil.
  • Return the chicken to the skillet and add the broccoli, then raise the heat to medium-high and bring the sauce almost to a boil.Reduce the heat to low and simmer to blend the flavors, 1 to 2 minutes.Do not boil.
  • Place a serving of bowties on a plate. Top with the chicken mixture and enjoy.

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  1. We really enjoyed this quick and easy meal. Served with some sliced summer tomatoes and cucumbers on the side and it was a complete meal. Thanks for posting. Made in honor of MEP for her cookathong. RIP
  2. We really enjoyed this very different, but very tasty, dish. I used heavy cream which really helped the sauce cling to the other ingredients. I also left my broccoli florets whole (just preference). I really had no idea what this would end up tasting like, but was very pleasantly surprised!! I love the distinct combo of the dijon and Worcestershire. Neither too overpowering...but definitely noticeable. Very quick and easy. Thanks for this really great recipe!! :)


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