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French Country Chicken With Herbs & Honey

French Country Chicken With Herbs & Honey

Herbes de Provence is a wonderful and aromatic herb combination that can be found in most markets around the world. Recipe adapted from Cook's Country, June/July 2009



  1. Pat dry with paper towels:
    • 4 chicken breast, boneless skinless
  2. Season both sides of chicken with:
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp black pepper, ground
  3. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add:
    • 1 TBS vegetable oil
  4. Add chicken breast to hot oil and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  5. Turn chicken breasts over and brown the other side.
  6. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook until done, about 15 minutes.
  7. Transfer chicken to platter and tent with foil.
  8. Pour off all but 1 TBS fat from pan.
  9. Add to the pan:
    • 9 oz artichoke hearts, frozen , thawed
  10. Cook until artichokes are lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  11. Transfer to platter with chicken.
  12. Add to the pan and then reduce heat to simmer:
    • 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 2 TBS honey
    • 2 tsp herbes de Provence
  13. Pour in any accumulated chicken juices in the reserved platter and scrape up any browned bits and simmer until liquid is reduced to 1/4 cup, about 3 minutes.
  14. Turn off heat and whisk in:
    • 4 TBS butter, unsalted , cut into 4 pieces
    • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  15. Pour sauce over chicken and artichokes and serve.

French Country Chicken With Herbs & Honey Detail

Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 30 min

Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Serving Suggestions: Serve with roasted vegetables, rice, hearty bread or steamed vegetables.