Bella Chicken with Brandy Sauce
Prep: 10 minutes • Cook: 25 minutes • Serves: 4
3 tablespoons Schnucks all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
4 Schnucks Natural boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-3/4 pounds)
3 tablespoons Schnucks unsalted butter, divided
1 package (10 ounces) Schnucks sliced baby bella mushrooms
1 large shallot, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/3 cup brandy
3/4 cup Schnucks whipping cream
chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish (optional)
1. In pie plate or wide, shallow bowl, combine flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Dip chicken in flour mixture to coat both sides.
2. In nonstick 12-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet; cover and cook 5 minutes or until bottom of chicken is golden brown. Turn chicken and cook, uncovered, 8 to 12 minutes longer or until chicken loses its pink color throughout and internal temperature reaches 165°F.
3. Meanwhile, in second large skillet, cook mushrooms, shallot, Italian seasoning and remaining 1 tablespoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in brandy; cook 1 minute or until most liquid evaporates. Stir in cream; heat to boiling. Boil 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly. Makes about 2 cups sauce. Spoon sauce over chicken to serve. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
Each serving: about 498 calories, 27 g total fat(16 g saturated), 177 mg cholesterol, 549 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 42 g protein