Elegant Chicken Athena

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Pistachio-crusted chicken baked in a glorious, creamy wine sauce perfumed with shallots and sweet pomegranate syrup. This dish is perfect for your most special occasions.

INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):


  • Beat together the eggs and the milk. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour, and then in the egg wash. Dredge in the pistachios.
  • Lightly fry chicken in 2 tablespoons butter or margarine over medium heat until slightly browned. Place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
  • When the meat is almost done, melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a saucepan. Saute shallots until soft. Add cream, white wine, chicken stock, and pomegranate syrup. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • Place chicken on plates, and pour Athena sauce over.