Total Time: xl minutes
Yield: iv servings
- 4 large garlic cloves, minced
- 1 modest jounce (6 oz) sun-dried tomatoes inward oil, or role vi oz fat-free Sun dried tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons olive petroleum (either from the jounce of sun-dried tomatoes, or only role olive oil)
- paprika (just a piddling bit)
- 2 large chicken breasts, halved horizontally (about ii lb)
- 1 loving cup heavy cream
- 1 loving cup milk
- 1 loving cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- salt together with pepper, to taste
- 1 teaspoon basil (if using dry out basil), if using fresh basil you lot tin rate notice add together more
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed reddish pepper flakes (at least, add together to a greater extent than to taste)
- 8 strips of bacon, cooked together with crumbled
- asparagus, steamed (for serving)
- Note: if using sun-dried tomatoes inward petroleum (in a jar), brand certain to drain sun-dried tomatoes from oil, earlier using them. Reserve ii tablespoons of this drained petroleum for sauteing equally described below:
- In a large pan, on medium heat, saute garlic together with sun-dried tomatoes (drained from oil) inward ii tablespoons of petroleum (olive petroleum or petroleum reserved from the sun-dried tomatoes jounce - meet regime notation above) for i infinitesimal until garlic is fragrant.
- Remove sun-dried tomatoes together with garlic from the pan, leaving the oil, together with add together chicken breasts, halved horizontally, salted together with lightly covered inward paprika (for color) together with educate on medium oestrus for nearly v minutes on each side. (that volition brand iv flatter chicken breasts). Cover the pan alongside the lid, take away from heat, together with allow the chicken sit, cooking inward its ain juices, off oestrus inward a skillet, until completely cooked through together with no longer pinkish inward the center.
- Remove the chicken from the skillet. Chicken could accept released juices - inward my illustration it was 1/2 loving cup of juices. Remove the juices from the skillet, to avoid greasiness.
- To the same skillet (from which you lot removed the chicken together with the juices), add together i loving cup of heavy cream, convey to boil, add together i loving cup of mozzarella cheese, straightaway cut to simmer, constantly stirring to melt the cheese. Add i loving cup of milk gradually, whisking until prissy together with smooth, spell on simmer. Add dorsum the cooked sun-dried tomatoes together with the garlic. Add basil together with crushed reddish pepper - mix to combine. Add cooked chicken breasts. Top alongside crumbled bacon. Reheat until warm. Serve alongside steamed aspragus