Chicken with white wine and herb gravy

This chicken with white wine and herb sauce is a delicious dish sure to please the whole family.

The Chicken
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 pieces of boneless, skinless chicken breast, 150 to 200 g each
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

The Sauce
3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
YIELD: Serves 4 persons
COURSE: Chicken & Other Birds
CUISINE: Canadian
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in skillet, skin-side down. Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer skillet to oven. Cook until chicken is cooked through, 3 to 5 more minutes minutes. Transfer chicken pieces to a platter and set aside.
  3. Place skillet over medium heat; add shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring, until softened, about 30 seconds. Add wine and stir to combine. Cook until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add chicken stock and cook until thickened, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in chives, parsley, basil, and butter; season with salt and pepper. Return chicken to skillet. Using a spoon, coat chicken pieces with sauce. Serve immediately.