Chicken Breasts with Chanterelle Mushrooms and Wild Rice
for Two: French Recipes for Romantic Dining
time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
2 sprigs parsley
2 tablespoons wild rice
2 chicken breasts
¼ lb. (100g) chanterelle mushrooms
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
drain, and chop the parsley. Peel and chop the shallot.
Cook the wild rice according to the directions on
the packet and drain. Using a sharp knife, cut pockets
in the chicken breasts and set aside.
Wipe the mushrooms
and gently sauté with the shallots in the butter
in a frying pan for 3 minutes. Stir in the cooked
rice, add the chopped parsley, and season with salt
and pepper. Fill the pockets you have made in the
chicken breasts with this mixture, and secure them
with a toothpick.
Heat the olive oil in a frying pan,
and cook the chicken breasts, covered, for about 7
minutes on each side. Serve with a green salad.
fresh chanterelle mushrooms are unavailable, you can
replace them with dried mushrooms or canned gourmet
(Updated: 10/02/08 SN)