Cheesy Chicken and Chive Sauce

Cheesy Chicken and Chive Sauce

35 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    30 m

“This recipe is delicious, and very easy to prepare. Good for when you are in a rush, and need to get things happening in a short time frame. It goes really well with large pasta types such as fettuccini and large spirals.”

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until lightly browned; set aside. Melt butter in skillet, and saute garlic for 1 minute. Stir in flour, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Mix together cream and milk, then gradually whisk into flour mixture until smooth. Whisk in mustard. Return pan to medium heat, and stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in chicken, Parmesan and chives. Cook, stirring, until heated through.

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This is a wonderful recipe. The first time I made it just as written. The second time I didn't slice the breasts but left them whole, topped with a roasted red bell pepper, then smothered all with the sauce. I served this over rice, and it really took 30 minutes or less to make. Thanks for the recipe!



I made this and my family loved it! I definitely recommend it. The only change I made was use sour cream and half & half instead of the heavy cream and it worked just fine.



Really good and unique! A mustard & chive cream sauce...who wouldva thought? We were all pleasantly surprised by this dish! When sauting the chicken, I added some fresh, sliced muchrooms. I added some garlic/onion powder when wisking in the flour and when the sauce was beginning to thicken and it came time to mix in the parmesan and chives, I also added a small jar of diced pimentos for a little additional color. Served all over angel hair pasta. Very good and would make this tasty dish again. Thanks for sharing this Theresa!!

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Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 423 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 30.9 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs
  • 7 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol
  • 150 mg
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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