Chicken Provence Mimis Cafe

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Contributed by: Chef Adam Baird

Chicken Provence- Chef Adam Baird- Mimi’s Cafe

2 T Olive oil
2 T Butter
1 t Garlic – minced
1 C Tomatoes – diced
1/2 C Artichoke hearts – diced
4 oz Heavy cream
8 oz Chunky style tomato sauce
4 Chicken breasts – seasoned with salt and pepper
4 t Basil Pesto
8 Slices of Bacon – pre-cooked
4 slices tomato
4 slices Swiss cheese
4 t Basil – sliced thinly

Heat a saute pan over medium high heat. Add olive oil and butter. Place minced garlic in pan and toast to a golden brown. Add diced tomatoes and artichokes, add saute for 1 minute. Add in heavy cream and reduce slightly. Add tomato sauce and simmer. Turn down heat, and keep sauce warm but not simmering.

Preheat grill to a medium high heat. Grill chicken breasts 3-4 minutes. Flip over, and brush breasts with basil pesto. Crisscross bacon on top of pesto, add slice of tomato on top of bacon. Lastly, place Swiss cheese slice on top of tomato, and allow chicken breast to finish cooking.

Remove chicken breast from grill, and place on plate. Cover each chicken breast liberally with sauce. Garnish with sliced basil. Serve with mashed potatoes and fresh seasoned vegetables.
serves 4

Recipe by Mimi’s Cafe

Chicken Provence Mimis Cafe

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  1. Chicken Provence- Chef Adam Baird- Mimi’s Cafe

    2 T Olive oil
    2 T Butter
    1 t Garlic – minced
    1 C Tomatoes – diced
    1/2 C Artichoke hearts – diced
    4 oz Heavy cream
    8 oz Chunky style tomato sauce
    4 Chicken breasts – seasoned with salt and pepper
    4 t Basil Pesto
    8 Slices of Bacon – pre-cooked
    4 slices tomato
    4 slices Swiss cheese
    4 t Basil – sliced thinly

    Heat a saute pan over medium high heat. Add olive oil and butter. Place minced garlic in pan and toast to a golden brown. Add diced tomatoes and artichokes, add saute for 1 minute. Add in heavy cream and reduce slightly. Add tomato sauce and simmer. Turn down heat, and keep sauce warm but not simmering.

    Preheat grill to a medium high heat. Grill chicken breasts 3-4 minutes. Flip over, and brush breasts with basil pesto. Crisscross bacon on top of pesto, add slice of tomato on top of bacon. Lastly, place Swiss cheese slice on top of tomato, and allow chicken breast to finish cooking.

    Remove chicken breast from grill, and place on plate. Cover each chicken breast liberally with sauce. Garnish with sliced basil. Serve with mashed potatoes and fresh seasoned vegetables.
    serves 4

    Recipe by Mimi’s Cafe

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