Chicken Breasts in Butter with Truffle

This is a dish that will have your guests begging for the recipe.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
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  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 Tbsp. butter butter, or margarine, divided {butter is best}
  • Black truffle, for shaving or grating.


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry with paper towels. Season each breast with salt and pepper, lightly dust with flour.

In large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, combine olive oil and 3 tablespoons butter. When butter has melted, add chicken breasts and cook several minutes per side, or until lightly browned.

Add remaining butter to the skillet and place it in the oven. Bake 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

To serve: Place 1 breast on each serving plate and drizzle with liquid from the skillet. Shave truffle liberally over each serving.

Source: I received this recipe from a chef in K. C. many years ago and have recently found it to make again.

By Connie from Cotter, AR

August 1, 20080 found this helpful

I am curious where you buy the black truffle from? Is it dried? Thanks,


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August 3, 20080 found this helpful

Aren't truffles outrageously expensive?

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