Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce

Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce

Served with a rich and creamy sauce, these chicken thighs make a simple yet special main dish.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
slices bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
4
boneless chicken thighs
2
tablespoons chicken broth
2
tablespoons whipping cream
2
oz cream cheese, softened, cut into cubes
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
Fresh thyme sprigs, if desired
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and chicken. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken to plate; cover to keep warm.
  2. Drain drippings, reserving bacon and garlic in skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low. Carefully stir in broth and whipping cream; cook and stir until hot. Using whisk, slowly stir in cream cheese and mustard until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth. Stir in chopped thyme. Cook about 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until sauce just starts to boil and is thickened.
  3. Serve sauce with chicken. Garnish with thyme sprigs.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cream cheese can curdle or scorch if it’s cooked too quickly or if the heat is too hot. For a creamy, smooth sauce, cook cream cheese over low heat and slowly incorporate broth, adding a tablespoon at a time.
Serve the chicken and sauce with cooked linguine or your favorite pasta.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.