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Lime Like Chicken

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken breast halves 6 , boned, skinned
  Salt 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided (4 Tablespoons, Melted)
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lime juice 6 Tablespoon, divided
  Dijon mustard 4 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vermouth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Pimiento stuffed olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Large Ones)
  Rice 4 Cup (64 tbs), cooked
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. With meat mallet, on hard surface pound chicken breasts to 1/4-inch.
2. Sprinkle the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
3. In large frying pan, melt 4 tablespoons margarine over medium heat, sauté chicken turning, about 8 minutes such that brown on both sides, then remove and set aside.
4. To same frying pan, whisk in chicken broth, 3 tablespoons lime juice, mustard and brown sugar.
5. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth, add to broth mixture and cook stirring for about 3 minutes such that the mixture thickens.
6. Whisk in remaining 3 tablespoons lime juice and 4 tablespoons melted margarine and return chicken to the broth mixture.
7. Add vermouth and simmer with cover for about 5 minutes.
8. Add mushrooms and olives and simmer for about 5 minutes more such that fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.

SERVING
9. Mix cooked rice with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper and pecans and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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