Source: Stop and Smell the Rosemary

Champagne Chicken
This sparkling chicken dish is perfect for your special someone!
Serves: 2
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes


1 cup champagne
12 sprigs fresh thyme, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 large sprigs fresh rosemary, minced
2 Boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
fresh rosemary sprigs

Combine champagne, thyme, lime juice, garlic, and rosemary in a large bowl. Add chicken breasts. Season with salt and pepper. Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350°. Remove chicken from marinade and place in a small roasting pan. Reserve marinade. Roast chicken 20 to 30 minutes, basting occasionally with marinade. Place chicken on a platter and cover to keep warm. Pour pan juices into a saucepan. Add remaining marinade. Cook mixture over medium-high heat until reduced slightly, about 5 minutes. Spoon sauce over chicken and garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs.