Chicken with Basil Sauce & Cucumber-Radish Salad


Broccoli sprouts give this dish mild, peppery flavor while radish sprouts add a hint of heat.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 8-10 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, halved horizontally

  • Kosher salt and black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup crème fraîche

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced (2 cups)

  • 8 radishes, very thinly sliced (1 1/4 cups)

  • 2 ounce radish or broccoli sprouts, washed


  1. Place each chicken piece between 2 pieces of plastic wrap; lightly pound to an even thickness. Season on both sides with kosher salt and black pepper.

  2. In a large heavy skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes or until browned. Turn; cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until done (165°F).

  3. Meanwhile, for Basil Sauce, in a bowl stir together crème fraîche, basil, and mustard. For Cucumber-Radish Salad, in a medium bowl whisk together lemon juice, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and a pinch of kosher salt. Add cucumber, radishes, and sprouts; toss to coat. Serve chicken with Basil Sauce and Cucumber-Radish Salad.

    Chicken Basil Sauce Cucumber-Radish Salad
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

328 Calories
21g Fat
4g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 449mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 14.3mg 72%
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 569mg 12%
Folate, total 39.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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