Chicken with Bacon, Sage, and Mustard Cream Sauce - Quick Weeknight Meals

Fifteen.Spatulas's picture

Nov. 01, 2013

This chicken dish is delicious and cooks up so quickly. It's great as a last minute dinner on a weeknight. Chicken cutlets are cooked with crisped bacon, sage, and a mustard cream sauce.


Bacon strips 4 , chopped
Chicken cutlets 1 1/2 Pound (or chicken breast, cut into cutlets)
White wine 2 Tablespoon
Chicken stock 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Whole grain dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
Sage leaves 10
Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper To Taste



1. Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.


2. Place a large skillet on medium low flame and add chopped bacon. Let the fat render and cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet and place on paper towel to drain.

3. Place chicken cutlets in a single layer directly in the bacon fat and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness on the meat. Once cooked transfer to a plate and set aside.

4. Deglaze the skillet with wine and whisk to remove brown bits from the bottom of the pan.

5. Add chicken stock, mustard, sage, and cream. Turn the heat to high. Whisk and let the sauce reduce for a couple of minutes or to desired consistency.

6. Add bacon and chicken back into the sauce.


7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 366Calories from Fat 202

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 820 mg34.17%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet