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A Father's Day to remember

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Cilantro Cream Sauce over Chicken
Cilantro Cream Sauce over Chicken
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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.

For more Father's Day dinner and dessert ideas, visit VeryBestBaking.com.

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