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Chicken Cutlets with Creamy Dijon Sauce

Yield

4 servings

Our readers call this easy chicken recipe "so good," "a surprise hit," and totally amazing," and we have to agree! Quick, creamy, and guaranteed to satisfy that comfort food craving, this chicken cutlet recipe is sure to top your "must make" list. For the time-crunched cook, pounding or slicing thick chicken breasts into thin cutlets is a smart way to reduce portion sizes and speed up cook time. Chicken cutlets cook in a flash and remain supremely tender and juicy. After cooking the chicken, use the tasty browned bits left behind in the pan as the base for a speedy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Nutrition Information

  • calories 266
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • sodium 519 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chicken breast halves between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness. Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan. Add chicken; sauté 3 minutes on each side or until done. Transfer to a serving platter. Add shallots to pan; sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and rosemary sprig; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes. Stir in whipping cream; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and discard rosemary. Stir in Dijon mustard. Spoon over chicken.