Greek Chicken with Artichokes
4 large chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 cup water
1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon
1 (14 ounce) can small artichoke hearts, drained
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch
Remove bones and skin from chicken breast halves. Heat oil in 10?inch skillet until hot. Cook chicken over medium heat until brown on both sides, about 15 minutes; drain fat. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and garlic. Add water and bouillon. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add artichoke hearts. Cover and simmer until chicken is done and artichoke hearts are hot, about 5 minutes.
Remove chicken and artichoke hearts to warm platter with slotted spoon; keep warm. Beat lemon juice, cornstarch and egg in small bowl until smooth, using fork. Add enough water to pan juices to measure 1 cup. Beat into egg mixture, using fork. Return mixture to skillet. Heat to boiling over medium heat; boil and stir 1 minute. Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with minced parsley if desired.