Mint Chicken Recipe

Mint Chicken Recipe

Mint Chicken Recipe

Our mint chicken recipe is an easy recipe to make that has wonderful Mediterranean flavors. We would recommend serving this dish with Basmati Rice, Pita bread and hummus.

If you would like to try our hummus recipe, follow the link. Hummus (Get the recipe here)


Ingredients:

2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, mix together the chicken and garlic.
2. Toss with flour to coat, shaking off excess.
3. In a large skillet over medium-high, heat butter and olive oil.
4. Add chicken and stir until browned.
5. Add mint leaves, lemon juice, cover and simmer for 5-minutes.
6. Serve over cooked rice.

Wine Pairings:

We preface all of our wine pairing suggestions by letting you know that it’s really a matter of personal taste. While we do offer our opinions and why we selected a specific varietal, there is no right or wrong answer when pairing a wine with your dinner.

Sauvignon Blanc

This Mint Chicken recipe, produces tender chicken that is flavored in a buttery sauce with sweet mint and lemon flavors. Given the creaminess of the dish, I would pair it with a Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blancs have a nice minerality and a creamy texture which compliments the dish, without overpowering it. Follow the link to our wine review site to find our favorite Sauvignon Blanc wines-LetsHaveWine.com

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