Chicken with Wine Sauce

In this healthy recipe, mushrooms in basil-and-wine sauce smother the chicken.



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Ingredients
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    2   pounds 
    meaty chicken pieces (breasts, thighs, and drumsticks)
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    Nonstick spray coating
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    1   cup 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
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    1   
    small onion, chopped
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    1   teaspoon 
    dried basil, crushed
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    1   
    clove garlic, minced
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    1/3  cup 
    chicken broth
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    1/3  cup 
    dry white wine
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
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    1   tablespoon 
    cornstarch

Directions
1.
Remove skin from chicken; set chicken aside.
2.
Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray coating. Add mushrooms, onion, basil, and garlic. Cook over medium heat until onion is tender.
3.
Stir in chicken broth, wine, salt, and pepper. Arrange chicken in skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat about 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm.
4.
Measure cooking liquid. Add water to equal 1 cup, if necessary. Pour into skillet.
5.
Combine cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water. Stir into cooking liquid in skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Serve over chicken. Makes 5 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 204, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 81, carb. (g) 4, pro. (g) 27, sodium (mg) 232, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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