• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Basil Chicken with Cream Sauce has always been one of my favorite recipes. This Basil Chicken Recipehas a creamy sauce made with buttermilk and cheese that is just to die for. Easy breaded chicken, tomatoes, fresh herbs, and more make up this super easy, delicious, and fool-proof favorite among Skillet Chicken Recipes. You need this Cream Chicken in your life ASAP! Basil Recipes for the win!

    Ingredients

    • ¼ cup buttermilk
    • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
    • 4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • ¼ cup chicken broth
    • 2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional)
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 can pimentos (4 ounces can, drained)
    • 1 can diced tomatoes (14.5 ounce can, drained)
    • ¼ cup fresh basil (chopped)
    • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons garlic & herb cheese (such as Boursin)
    • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 689 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 51 g 78.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 26 g 132%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 210 mg 70.03%
    • Sodium: 877 mg 36.56%
    • Calcium: 271 mg 27.05%
    • Potassium: 562 mg 16.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.42%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 53.7%
    • Vitamin C 67.65%
    • Vitamin D 10.83%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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