Chicken In Basil Cream

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Fried chicken gone to finishing school, as a basil-Parmesan sauce brings a mainstay dish to a new level. Use egg instead of milk for coating chicken

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  1. Place egg and bread crumbs in separate, shallow bowls. In skillet, heat butter to medium heat. Dip chicken in egg, then coat with crumbs. Cook in butter on both sides, until juices run clear (about 10 minutes). Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add broth to skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and stir to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in cream and pimentos; boil and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat.
  3. Add Parmesan cheese, basil and pepper. Stir sauce and cook until heated through. Pour mixture over chicken and serve!


I'm giving this 5 stars, as I had to make one adaptation due to ingredient "shortage" that might have made it not as good as it could have been. I would have given mine 5 stars, too, but I was c...