Chicken Diane

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Chicken Diane

Chicken Diane
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Dairy, Protein
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It


4 large boneless chicken breast halves or 8 small
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 to 1/2 tsp black pepper
2 Tbsp olive or salad oil
2 Tbsp butter or margarine
3 Tbsp chopped fresh chives or green onions
Juice of 1/2 lime or lemon
2 Tbsp brandy or cognac, optional
3 Tbsp chopped parsley
2 Tbsp Dijon-style mustard
1/4 cup chicken broth


1. Place chicken breast halves between sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap. Pound slightly with mallet. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon each of oil and butter in large skillet.
3. Cook chicken over high heat for 4 minutes on each side. Do not cook longer or they will be overcooked and dry. Transfer to warm serving platter.
4. Add chives or green onion, lime juice and brandy, if used, parsley and mustard to pan. Cook 15 seconds, whisking constantly.
5. Whisk in broth. Stir until sauce is smooth. Whisk in remaining butter and oil.
6. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve immediately.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 418
Total Fat: 20g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 562mg
Carbohydrates: 3g
Protein: 55g
Fiber: .5g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:

Cook's Notes: