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Chicken With Boursin Cheese Sauce

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Chicken With Boursin Cheese Sauce

Chicken With Boursin Cheese Sauce

Photo: Diana Rattray
This easy chicken is tasty with rice, or use the pasta of your choice. Feel free to use sliced asparagus instead of peas, or use another vegetable.


  • 4 chicken breast halves, boneless, without skin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 ounces sliced baby portabella or button mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 container (4 1/2 to 5 1/2 ounces) light or regular boursin cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 1 cup frozen small peas, thawed
  • 8 to 12 grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • hot cooked fettuccine or other pasta, or rice


Wash chicken breast halves; pat dry. Put chicken between sheets of plastic and pound gently to an even thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until browned and cooked through. Remove to a plate and keep warm.

Add the mushrooms to the same skillet and sauté until tender. Add the chicken broth and thawed peas. Simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the boursin cheese until well blended. Add the chicken and tomatoes; stir to blend, cover, and heat through. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Serve over hot cooked fettuccine or similar pasta.
Serves 4.

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 3 out of 5
Great Comfort Food, Member mikiabell

The recipe was very easy to follow, and even though my friends and I don't have too much experience in the kitchen, it turned out beautifully! I would definitely recommend using proper fettucini noodles, because we used spaghetti and the sauce lost some of its strong cheesy goodness. I definitely recommend this on a cold day when you're in need of something to cheer you up!

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