Low Fat Chicken With Leek Pear & Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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Chicken With Leek Pear & Mushroom Sauce Ingredients

Low Fat Chicken With Leek Pear & Mushroom Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat
  • –1 to 1 1/4 pounds total
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, trimmed of fat
  • — and cut in julienne
  • 2 cups thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced leek
  • — white part only
  • 1 ripe bosc or anjou pear, peeled
  • — cored and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, defatted
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth
  • 2 tablespoons madeira
  • orange-scented sweet potato-squash puree
  • — see recipe
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans
  • 1.In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook until browned and no longer pink inside, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  • Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
  • 2.Reduce heat to medium; add prosciutto, mushrooms and leek to skillet and cook, stirring, until tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a small bowl.
  • 3.Increase heat to high; add pear, chicken broth, vermouth and Madeira to skillet.
  • Bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits.
  • Add any juices accumulated on chicken plate.
  • Cook, mashing pear into sauce, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  • Add prosciutto mixture and cook until heated through.
  • 4.To serve, mound sweet potato puree on 4 warmed dinner plates.
  • Thinly slice chicken on the diagonal and fan next to puree.
  • Spoon sauce over chicken.
  • Sprinkle scallions, cranberries and pecans over plate.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Developed by Elizabeth Terry, Elizabeth on 37th, 105 East 37th Street, Savannah, Georgia.
  • (912) 236-5547.
  • MAKES 4 SERVINGS.
  • 495 calories per serving; 40 grams protein; 10 grams fat (1.
  • 4 grams saturated fat); 59 grams carbohydrate; 845 mg sodium: 85 mg cholesterol; 5 grams fiber.
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