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Chicken Breasts Or Legs California

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  Boneless chicken breasts/8 chicken legs 2 Large
  Onion 190 Milliliter
  Butter/Margarine 60 Milliliter
  Thyme/Tarragon 2 Milliliter
  Lemon slices 3
  Heavy cream/Light cream 80 Milliliter
  Flour 15 Milliliter
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place the butter or margarine in a microwave-safe dish large enough to hold the chicken pieces one next to the other and melt 3 minutes at HIGH.
Add the onions, thyme or tarragon and lemon slices to the melted butter.
Stir well.
Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring once.
This will soften the onions.
Stir well and place the pieces of chicken over the onions.
Pour the cream over all.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Cover the dish with a lid or plastic wrap.
Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH 20 minutes for chicken breasts, 25 to 28 minutes for chicken legs.
Remove dish from microwave and place chicken on a warm platter.
Strain the onions from the liquid with a perforated spoon.
Place them over the chicken.
To the liquid left in the pan add the flour, mix well.
Add the cream, stir.
Microwave 4 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH, stirring after 2 minutes.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Pour over the chicken and onions.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1222 Calories from Fat 730

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.7%

Saturated Fat 50.5 g252.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 438.1 mg146%

Sodium 665.7 mg27.7%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 86 g171.2%

Vitamin A 57.1% Vitamin C 63%

Calcium 17.1% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Breasts Or Legs California Recipe