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Chicken with Lyonnaise Sauce

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1 chicken (about 1.5 kg) cut into pieces
60 g of butter
1 tomato
100 of fresh mushrooms
1 glass of white wine
salt, pepper
1 glass of Cognac
1 clove of minced garlic
1 pinch of parsley

  • Melt 60 g of butter in a fried pan.
  • When the butter reach a light brown colour add the pieces of the chicken.
  • Cook the pieces over a fast heat.
  • Add to the chicken a tomato, cut into slices with the mushrooms, and the glasses of white wine and Cognac.
  • Salt and pepper.
  • Cover your meal and let it slow-cooked for 20 minutes.
  • Put the pieces of the chicken in a dish.
  • Add to the sauce at the last minute some parsley and some minced garlic.
  • Once your sauce has been reduced, pour it over your meat and serve.

Serves 4