Chicken in Basil Cream
Chicken in Basil Cream recipe:
This tastes like a dish you could get at an Italian restaurant, but is super easy to make. Kids love it too! You can use nearly any kind of pasta. Pairs well with a vinaigrette salad.
Basil (Ocimum basilicum), also known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is a herb belonging to the mint family Lamiaceae often used as a seasoning in cooking. Basil is native to India and other tropical areas of Asia.
The herb contains high quantitites of (E)-beta-caryophyllene (BCP), which may be useful in treating arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases, according to research conducted at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Basil has pointed round leaves that are either
green with slight hints of red or purple.
Reduce inflammation and swelling – a study presented at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s annual event, revealed that “extracts of O. tenuiflorm (Holy basil) were shown to reduce swelling by up to 73%, 24 hours after treatment”.
Anti-aging properties – according to research presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) in Manchester, basil has properties that can help prevent the harmful effects of aging. Holy basil extract was effective at killing off harmful molecules and preventing damage caused by some free radicals in the liver, brain and heart.
Rich in antioxidants – results of a study published in the Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education & Research showed that ethanol extract Ocimum basilicum had more antioxidant activity than standard antioxidants.
Here is what you will need:
1/4 cup Milk
1/4 cup Dry bread crumbs
1 pound Boneless skinless chicken breast 4 halves
3 tablespoon Butter
1/2 cup Chicken broth
1 cup Heavy cream
1 can (4 oz) Pimiento sliced
1/4 cup Basil; minced
1/2 cup Parmesan; grated
1/8 teaspoon Pepper