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You’ll Love This Fancy Chicken Wellington and Garlic Broccoli Recipe


You’ll Love This Fancy Chicken Wellington and Garlic Broccoli Recipe

You've surely heard of beef Wellington, especially if you're a fan of Gordon Ramsay. Have you ever heard of chicken Wellington? The concept is essentially the same. If Wellington dishes intimidate you, this is a great recipe for you. It will guide you through the process of making a great Wellington, step-by-step. By the end, you'll have a dinner to be proud of!

We think this chicken Wellington recipe is a great choice for a date night. Pack the kids up, send them off to their grandparents', and enjoy a night of peace and quiet with your significant other. Kids can appreciate this dinner, too, so don't think you can't make this as a family dinner if you want!

If you're choosing to make this dinner for your whole family, definitely do it on a weekend. Trying to make this dinner on a busy weeknight is surely a recipe for disaster- no pun intended. The ingredients list is longer for this recipe compared to a lot of our other recipes, but there's a good reason for that. Every ingredient in this recipe is necessary for it to turn out right.

Fortunately, you likely already have several ingredients in your pantry. Olive oil, rosemary, salt, pepper, and flour are all ingredients you more than likely have already. This recipe will make more of a dent in your wallet than most, but sometimes splurging is worth it. You have to treat yourself sometimes!

Chicken Wellington and Garlic Broccoli


4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
1 Tablespoon olive oil
4 Tablespoons butter, softened, divided
1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
½ teaspoon dried sage
¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper
2 packages (15 ounces each) refrigerated pie pastry
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 ¼ teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1 ¼ cups hot water
3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons white wine
½ pound broccoli florets
garlic powder for broccoli


1.  Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Flatten chicken to ¼ inch thickness.

2.  In a skillet, cook chicken in oil and 1 Tablespoon butter 4 to 5 minutes on each side, until juices run clear.

3.  Meanwhile, combine rosemary, sage, salt, pepper and 1 Tablespoon butter.

4.  Unroll pastry sheets; cut each into a 9 inch square (discard scraps).

5.  Place a chicken breast half on each square, spread chicken with butter mixture.  Fold pastry over chicken.

6.  Trim off excess pastry, pinch seams to seal.

7.  Place on a greased baking sheet, brush with egg.  Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

8.  While chicken is baking, dissolve bouillon in hot water.

9.  In a saucepan, melt remaining butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in bouillon and wine.

10. Bring mixture to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken.

11. Cook broccoli florets according to package directions, lightly coat with butter and sprinkle with garlic powder. Serve with the Chicken Wellington. Makes 4 servings.

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