Chicken Breasts with Cream Sauce

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Health Score:
7,2 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 Chicken breasts
salt
peppers
2 tablespoons Pastry flour
1 tablespoon grated Lemon peel (organic)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
400 milliliters chicken stock
600 grams zucchini
200 grams Whipped cream
1 organic lemon (zested)
1 pinch sugar
1 bunch Lemon balm
Lemon peel (for garnishing)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Combine flour with lemon zest and coat chicken with the mixture. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and cook chicken for about 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from the pan and keep warm.

2.

Rinse and trim zucchini, cut into diagonal pieces. Add remaining oil to the pan and cook zucchini for about 3 minutes per side, season with salt and pepper and remove from the pan. 

3.

Deglaze pan with chicken stock and simmer down in half. Add cream and lemon zest and bring to a boil. If desired, thicken sauce with some cornstarch mixed with a little water, season with salt and pepper.

4.

Cut lemon balm leaves into strips and add to the sauce,

5.

Set few leaves aside for garnishing. 

6.

Arrange chicken breast fillets with zucchini and cream sauce on plates and garnish with lemon balm and lemon zest. Serve.