This recipe is delicious, and very easy to prepare. Good for when you are in a rush, and need to get things happening in a short time frame. It goes really well with large pasta types such as fettuccini and large spirals.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 5 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 tablespoons coarse grained prepared mustard
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup fresh chives, chopped
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until lightly browned; set aside. Melt butter in skillet, and saute garlic for 1 minute. Stir in flour, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Mix together cream and milk, then gradually whisk into flour mixture until smooth. Whisk in mustard. Return pan to medium heat, and stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in chicken, Parmesan and chives. Cook, stirring, until heated through.