Creamy Chicken and Herb Skillet

http://iowagirleats.com/2013/05/20/creamy-chicken-and-herb-skillet/

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • extra virgin olive oil, for brushing
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 5oz spreadable herb cheese (like Boursin or Laughing Cow)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 small lemon)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, or basil, or parsley

Instructions

  • Brush both sides of chicken breasts with extra virgin olive oil then season both sides with salt and pepper. Cook in an olive oil or nonstick sprayed skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink in the center then remove to a plate and set aside.
  • Turn heat down to medium then add extra virgin olive oil and shallots. Saute until shallots are slightly softened, about 1 minute, then add herb cheese, chicken broth, and lemon juice. Stir until creamy then add in fresh herbs. Spoon sauce over cooked chicken then serve.
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