Chicken Breasts in Blue Cheese Sauce

Chicken Breasts in Blue Cheese Sauce

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

salt and pepper to taste

3 T. butter divided

1 T. flour

3/4 C. milk

1/2 C. chicken broth

1 C. blue cheese crumbled

1/4 C. onion finely chopped

1/4 C. dry white wine

Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Melt 2 T. of the butter in a skillet. Add chicken and brown on both sides, continue to cook until cooked through. Remove to a platter while you make the sauce, keep warm.

Melt remaining butter in a saucepan. Stir in the flour. Add milk and broth, stirring constantly. Add cheese and stir until it melts.

Add the onions to the chicken skillet. Add the wine and scrape up the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Stir in the cheese sauce. Using a sieve, strain sauce back into the saucepan, stirring and pressing down with a spoon.

Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve.


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