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Chicken Cutlets with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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For a quick hearty entree, make these no-fuss poultry cutlets from Judy Grebetz of Racine, Wisconsin. The boneless chicken breasts brown on the stovetop in no tine.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup red wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 to 3 drops browning sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 169 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 321mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Pound chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Sprinkle both sides with salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the green onion and garlic; saute for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook until tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in the broth, tarragon and remaining pepper. Cook over medium heat until mushrooms are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and wine or additional broth until smooth. Stir into the mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in browning sauce if desired. Serve sauce over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cutlets with Mushroom Sauce in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p10

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.


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Chanasara 215820
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"Excellent. Fancy taste (used thyme and rosemary instead of tarragon)."

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Kris Countryman 63941
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2013

"This was great! Easy to prepare. I made it as written except that I omitted the garlic. My guests loved it and wanted the recipe."

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lukena 65294
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2010

"I used thyme instead of tarragon. I didn't have any on hand, and it tasted pretty fantastic!"

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Hesjedal 144321
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2010

"This recipe was very good. I would certainly make it again. Nice with mashed potatoes and stir fried vegetables."

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SewinSue 63939
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2008

"3 ww points"

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