Creamy Basil Chicken Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Creamy Basil Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Creamy Basil Chicken

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"Enjoy dinner cooked with chicken, pasta and Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce--a flavorful meal."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. In resealable food-storage plastic bag, place dressing and chicken. Seal bag; refrigerate 15 minutes.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-low heat. Drain chicken, discarding dressing. Add chicken to skillet. Cook chicken 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Stir in wine; cook until most of the wine has evaporated. Stir in cooking sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  3. Serve over pasta. Top with basil and Parmesan cheese.
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Footnotes

  • Grilled chicken breasts can be used instead.
  • Crusty whole wheat rolls would make a nice accompaniment to this pasta dish. You can purchase frozen chicken breasts that are already flattened--usually they are smaller in size than the fresh ones.
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Sep 26, 2012

We liked this. We thought this was flavorful. I made a few changes I used only 3 chicken breast and after marinating I sliced the chicken so it only takes a few minutes to cook before adding all the other ingredients. I also didn't use all the salt, it doesn't need it.

 
Nov 02, 2012

The sauce was quite runny on this. I think the sauce needs to be thickened. I also thought this needed more seasoning since it was quite bland. Wasn't a fan of this one.

 

3 Ratings

Aug 01, 2013

It was a very bland recipe. Needed more spices. DH doesn't want me to make it again unless I can add something to flavor it up. Maybe onions or diced tomatoes with basil. Lots leftover and had to throw it out.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 666 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 91.6 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 41.6 g
  • 83%
  • Sodium
  • 762 mg
  • 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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