Chicken With Mornay Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Mornay sauce is a classic French dish that features tender chicken breasts smothered in a rich and creamy cheese sauce. The chicken is first seared to perfection, then topped with a decadent Mornay sauce made with Gruyere cheese, butter, flour, and milk. The dish is then baked until the cheese sauce is bubbly and golden brown. This elegant and flavorful dish is perfect for a special occasion or a fancy dinner party.

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38minstotal
8minsPrep
30minsCook
38m.total
8m.Prep
30m.Cook
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Ingredients for Chicken With Mornay Sauce Recipe

  • 0.67 Chicken Breasts
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.67 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.67 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Grated Gruyere Cheese
  • as required Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken With Mornay Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  • STEP 4.Sear the chicken breasts for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the chicken breasts to a baking dish.
  • STEP 6.In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • STEP 7.Add the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • STEP 8.Gradually whisk in the milk until smooth and thickened.
  • STEP 9.Stir in the grated Gruyere cheese until melted and well combined.
  • STEP 10.Pour the Mornay sauce over the chicken breasts.
  • STEP 11.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until the sauce is bubbly and golden brown.
  • STEP 12.Serve the chicken with Mornay sauce hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
  • STEP 13.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to season the chicken breasts well with salt and pepper for maximum flavor.
  • Use a good quality Gruyere cheese for the best results.
  • If the sauce is too thick, you can thin it out with a little more milk.
  • Feel free to add some cooked bacon or sautéed mushrooms to the sauce for extra flavor.
  • Serve the chicken with a side of roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken with Mornay sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken in a baking dish, cover with foil, and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.
  • Serve the reheated chicken with Mornay sauce hot.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
Nutrition
value
521
calories per serving
21 g Fat31 g Protein51 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Carbs
    51g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    51g
  • Protein
    31g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    384mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    28mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    50mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    492mg
  • Selenium
    34mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp