Cilantro Cream Sauce over Chicken
Looking for an impressive entrée that's easy and tastes great? Try this recipe that dresses up plain chicken breasts with a simple white sauce infused with fresh cilantro.
6 to 8 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and kept warm
2 cups loosely packed fresh cilantro
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 cup water
2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
- Place cilantro, evaporated milk, water and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
- Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in cilantro mixture. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Season to taste with pepper.
- Pour sauce over chicken breasts.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 330 Calories from Fat: 120 Total Fat: 14 g Saturated Fat: 8 g Cholesterol: 130 mg Sodium: 380 mg Carbohydrates: 9 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 6 g Protein: 40 g.
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