Sunday, October 21, 2012

Sauteed Chicken Breast, Rainbow Chard, Bacon Lardons

There is nothing complicated about making this healthy and tasty dish.  These feeds two, takes about 20 minutes and costs about $12.

Sauteed Chicken Breast
Start a large frying pan on medium high heat and add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.  Season breasts with salt and pepper then coat with flour.  Dust of the excess and place in the frying pan for about 5 minutes on each side.

Rainbow Chard with Bacon Lardons
1 piece extra thick cut bacon from the butcher
1 bunch rainbow swiss chard, chopped
1/4 white onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped

Start a large frying pan on medium low heat.  Slice bacon into even chunks about the same width and length, these are called lardons. let cook about 3 minutes on each side or until the fat renders out and bacon is cooked through.  Add onions and garlic to the pan and let cook for 3-4 minutes.  Then add the chopped chard and let cook another 7-10 minutes.  Serve immediately.  Buon Apetito!!

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