Chicken Paillards With Porcini-Cider Sauce Recipe

Porcini-cider sauce makes this simple chicken recipe taste more special.

| 2012 Guide to Backyard Chickens

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    Make these chicken paillards for an easy weeknight meal.
    Courtesy National Chicken Council

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For an easy weeknight meal, try Chicken Paillards With Porcini-Cider Sauce. Chicken “paillards” are simply chicken breast halves, flattened to enlarge in diameter and to ensure even cooking. Served over rice or couscous, the delicious sauce is further absorbed.

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Chicken Paillards With Porcini-Cider Sauce Recipe

2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, pounded thin
2 ounces dried porcini mushrooms, reconstituted in 1 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
1 shallot, minced
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup apple cider
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish

Heat oven 200°F.

In shallow bowl, mix together flour, salt and pepper. Dredge each chicken paillard in flour, shaking off excess.

Strain reconstituted porcinis, saving liquid. Chop porcinis and set aside.

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