Chicken Breasts Zelda

By The Best of Bridge

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper 2 mL
1 tbsp butter or vegetable oil 15 mL
3 tbsp chopped green onion 45 mL
juice of 1/2 lime or lemon
2 tbsp brandy, optional 30 mL (zelda loves this)
3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 45 mL
2 tsp Dijon mustard 10 mL
1/4 cup chicken broth 60 mL

Place chicken breast halves between sheets of waxed paper and pound slightly with flat side of mallet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat oil and butter together in large frying pan. Cook chicken over medium-high heat 4 minutes each side. Place in serving dish and set in warm oven. Add onions, lime juice, brandy, parsley and mustard to pan. Cook 15 seconds, whisking constantly. Whisk in broth, stirring until sauce is smooth. Pour over warm chicken and serve with noodles or new potatoes and a salad. Serves 4.

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