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Chicken Breasts Sauteed With Cilantro

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Ingredients
  Chicken breast halves 1 Pound, skinned and boned (4 In Number)
  Safflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Plain low fat yogurt 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Light cream 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  Unsalted chicken stock 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Finely chopped shallot 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato 1 Small, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Stemmed cilantro 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), coarsely chopped, 4 leaves reserved for a garnish
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a heavy bottomed skillet and place it over medium-high heat. Put oil and heat it.
2) Place chicken breasts in the skillet and saute for about 5 minutes on one side. Flip the meat and drizzle 1/8 teaspoon salt an pepper over it.
3) Cook the other side for about 4 minutes until chicken is firm. Put the chicken breasts aside on a hot platter.
4) Now, take a clean bowl and blend cream and yogurt in the cornstarch mixture.
5) Wipe the skillet with a paper towel and add stock and lemon juice. Stir in garlic and shallot and simmer on low heat for about 30 seconds.
6) Add yogurt mixture, remaining salt, and tomato and stir well. Simmer on low heat for a minute and then stir in cilantro.
7) Finally, spoon the sauce over chicken breasts.

SERVING
8) Serve hot with rice, garnished with cilantro leaves, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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