While Father's Day is for honoring dads, it's also a great opportunity to honor the men who have been father figures to us — stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, even friends who have played that role in our lives.
This year, take some extra time to tell those men how much they've meant to you. A card or letter, a phone call or a face-to-face conversation — you'll give them a Father's Day gift they'll never forget.
To show them your appreciation, have them over for a special dinner. Grill up some chicken and top it with this Cilantro Cream Sauce. Serve with some southwestern-inspired rice.
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Cilantro Cream Sauce over Chicken
Makes 6 to 8 servings
6 to 8 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and kept warm
2 cups loosely packed fresh cilantro
1 can (12 fluid ounces) Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Milk
1 cup water
2 teaspoons granulated chicken flavor bouillon
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Ground black pepper to taste
PLACE cilantro, evaporated milk, water and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
MELT butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in flour, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in cilantro mixture. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Season to taste with pepper.
POUR sauce over chicken breasts.
Nutrition Information per serving: 330 calories; 120 calories from fat; 14g total fat; 8g saturated fat; 130mg cholesterol; 380mg sodium; 9g carbohydrate; 0g fiber; 6g sugars; 40g protein; 10% Vitamin A; 20% Calcium