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Glazed Chicken Breasts

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  Whole chicken breasts 3
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Onion slice 1
  Celery stalk with leaves 1
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Carrot 1 Small
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 4
  Chervil 1 Pinch
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Commercial sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lettuce leaves/1/2 cup other salad greens 3
  Cherry tomatoes/Tomato slices 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Separate each chicken breast into 2 halves and put in a large saucepan in a single layer.
Add water, onion, celery, bay leaf, parsley, carrot, salt, peppercorns and chervil.
Bring to a boil.
Turn down heat and simmer until chicken is just tender, about 30 minutes.
Lift chicken out of stock and cool.
Carefully remove bones and skin, keeping meat whole.
Chill very well.
Strain stock chicken was cooked in and return to saucepan.
Boil hard until reduced to 1 1/2 cups.
Chill and discard fat.
Heat to boiling point.
Soak gelatin in cold water 5 minutes.
Add to hot stock and stir until dissolved.
Remove from heat and cool but do not chill.
Stir into sour cream and set in ice water.
Chill until like heavy cream but not set.
Stir often while chilling.
Put chilled chicken breasts on cake rack over a pan and spoon the gelatin mixture over to coat on all sides.
Spoon any of the gelatin mixture that runs off into the pan over the meat again until the chicken breasts are evenly coated.
Chill on rack until set.
Put 1 or 2 glazed chicken breasts for each serving on lettuce or other salad greens.
Garnish with tomatoes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1169 Calories from Fat 461

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.4%

Saturated Fat 28.3 g141.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 418.9 mg139.6%

Sodium 3568.8 mg148.7%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.6%

Sugars 19.1 g

Protein 140 g280.3%

Vitamin A 256.8% Vitamin C 69.7%

Calcium 42.6% Iron 32.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Glazed Chicken Breasts Recipe