Chicken with Tomato and Basil Cream Sauce

The generous cream sauce is silky and complex thanks to the addition of lemon juice and Parmesan cheese. Chicken with Tomato and Basil Cream Sauce

And let’s talk about those tomatoes for a minute. Fresh tomatoes are just right after they caramelize, bringing out their natural sweetness.

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Cream Sauce

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ¾ teaspoons sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil (, divided)
  • 3 or 4 chicken breasts (, pounded thin for even cooking)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour (, approximately (for dredging the chicken))
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tomatoes (, sliced to ¼” thickness)
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves (, minced)
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh basil (, more if desired)
  • More Parmesan cheese (, to taste)
  • Optional: Add some toasted pine nuts at serving
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