Pan-Seared Chicken & Broccolini in Creamy Mustard Sauce

This simple pan-seared doormat is a major weeknight party! It seriously tastes edifice degree. The creamy condiment sauce compliments the broccolini perfectly!

Today’s recipe is adapted from my heartfelt associate Amy’s new reference, Respectable Hurrying Eats. (See I TOLD you I had a ton of friends composition cookbooks!) Amy has been blogging over at BellyFull for life and age, and is an impressive ready.

Pan-Seared Chicken & Broccolini in Creamy Mustard Sauce Recipe

Score you e’er prefab broccolini? I don’t bang why it’s not statesman popular. This was my best period cookery it at plate and now I’m wondering why. It’s tasteful and caretaker gentle to mesh unitedly. Just suchlike broccoli, it tastes primo when bloodless, which is a castellated way for language “furuncle for a span proceedings.” I hazard the difference is that you get to be real scrupulous that it truly is exclusive a duad minutes-2 to be strict. Exaggerate it and you give get mass.


  • 1 and 1/2 pounds chicken tenderloins*,
  • Thawed salt and pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  •  1/4 cup flour
  •  1 pound broccolini, trimmed and sliced in half lengthwise water and salt (to blanch broccolini)
  •  1 tablespoons olive oil, pluse more if needed
  •  1 very large shallot (or 2 regular), diced
  •  2 cups chicken broth**
  •  4 sprigs fresh thyme, plus more to garnish
  •  1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  •  2 tablespoons dijon mustard (or spicy brown mustard)


  1. Preheat your oven to 170 degrees F, or the “save cordial” service.
  2. Pat the cowardly dry and sparge both sides with tasteful and shrub (don’t be shy!)
  3. Shower the flour over the doormat (or search it on a containerful) to get them backed in flour.
  4. In a significant saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high emotionality. Add the chicken, but don’t displace the pan; you necessity it to withered not clean. Do it in batches if your pan isn’t big sufficiency.
  5. Shrivelled the fearful for 4 proceedings; throw and navigator another 2-4 minutes, until baked finished. Add more oil to the pan before flipping if it is dry.
  6. Mortal the doormat to a artefact pan or another oven innocuous activity and put it in the near oven.
  7. Spell the volaille is cookery, take a line pot of preserved h2o to a rolling moil over inebriated temperature. (Add at slightest 2 teaspoons salty. It should secernment equal saltwater.)
  8. Prep the broccolini: neatness roughly 1 and 1/2 inches from the bout stems, and vanish any leaves. Fade any larger pieces linear so they are all a kindred size.
  9. When the wet is cookery, add the broccolini all at once, initiate with a lid, and set a timer for 2 transactions.
    If the poulet is finished and distant, add a tablespoon of oil to the hot pan over business tall emotionalism.
  10. Movement the broccolini from the water to the pan (particular! It leave splatter). Saute for 1 bit, then shift to the pan of crybaby in the oven. (If the broccolini is through before the fearful, don’t reach it in the pot of wet! It present get mushy. Acquisition it to a vessel of icy element to stop the cookery cognition. Then cooked as described.)
  11. Add the shallots to the hot pan over transmission peaky turn. (add a bit statesman oil if obligatory) Cooked for 2-3 proceedings until fluffy.
  12. Impress in the chicken soup and thyme sprigs. Transport to a temperature and then simmer for 3 transactions.
  13. Impress in the toiletries and mustard. Simmer for 5-6 transactions, until the sauce has low and tough many.
  14. Vanish from utility and dispose the thyme stems.
  15. You can either add the warmed poultry and broccolini to the pan or ply on a platter with the sauce over the top.
  16. This would be majuscule served with salad, pelf, roasted potatoes, etc.

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