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Chicken Mornay Over English Muffins - Recipe

This flavorful chicken recipe combines bite-sized grilled chicken pieces in a rich cheese sauce loaded with cherry tomatoes and chopped green onions. When served over English muffins, this dish becomes a terrific lunch or brunch entrée.
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Chicken Mornay Over English Muffins Recipe
  • In saucepan, heat milk over med-high heat while whisking in cornstarch.
  • Bring to boil, stirring frequently. When it comes to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook until sauce has thickened, about 1 more minute. Reduce heat to low.
  • Slice tomatoes in half.
  • On griddle or grill pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Season 2 to 3 chicken breasts with lemon pepper on both sides.
  • Place on grill pan. Cook until both sides are golden brown and middle is no longer pink (about 5-7 minutes each side, depending on thickness)
  • Remove from heat, cut into bite size pieces to equal about 3 cups.
  • Add tomatoes, diced chicken, cheese, green onion, thyme, salt, pepper, and red pepper into thickened milk. Stir until heated through.
  • To serve: place 2 English muffin halves open on dinner plates. Spoon chicken mixture over top. Do not plate this dish ahead of time or the muffins with become somewhat soggy: plate right before serving.
  • Garnish with extra tomatoes if desired.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Container: medium saucepan, griddle or grill pan
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1
-1 1/2 cups milk
-1 tablespoon cornstarch
-1 cup cherry tomatoes or golden grape tomatoes
-3 cups chicken - cooked
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese
-1/2 cup Swiss cheese - shredded
-3 green onions - chopped
-1/2 teaspoon thyme - dried, or 1/2 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped
-1/4 teaspoon salt and fresh ground black pepper
-1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes - more to taste
-4 English muffins