Breasts of Chicken with Ham

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 392
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6 (6-ounce) chicken breasts, boned and skinless
6 slices cooked ham
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup canned sliced mushrooms
1/4 teaspoon savory
1/4 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
freshly ground black pepper
6 slices toasted bread


Bone and skin chicken breasts and cut them in half. Season with salt and pepper. Sauté breasts in 4 tablespoons of butter for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain mushrooms and add 1/2 cup of mushroom liquid to chicken. Set mushrooms aside. Add herbs to chicken, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add sherry and wine and simmer for 10 minutes. Add mushrooms and cornstarch dissolved in cream and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring constantly. Sauté ham in remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Place ham on toast, top with chicken, and spoon sauce over.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 392
Calories from Fat: 257

This Breasts of Chicken with Ham recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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