Chicken with White Sauce
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Serves: 4
  • 3.5lb (1.5kg) chicken pieces
  • 2oz (60g) butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • 3 shallots
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4oz (115g) mushrooms
  • 1oz (30g) butter, extra
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ cup cream
  1. Sauté chicken butter until light brown on all sides. Add crushed garlic, wine, water, crumbled stock cubes, chopped shallots, salt and pepper; cover and cook gently until chicken is tender.
  2. Melt extra butter in separate saucepan, sauté sliced mushrooms 3 minutes; drain.
  3. When chicken is tender, remove from pan. Blend flour with milk, add gradually to pan, stir over low heat until sauce boils and thickens.
  4. Return chicken pieces to pan, add mushrooms, reheat gently, adjusting seasoning if necessary. Just before serving, stir in cream.
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