Chicken Portobello with Mashed Red Potatoes Recipe
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Chicken Portobello with Mashed Red Potatoes Recipe

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Try this family-friendly chicken and mashed potato dish any night of the week. The comforting sauce pairs perfectly with both the chicken and creamy mashed potatoes. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons rubbed sage, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 604 calories, 31g fat (15g saturated fat), 158mg cholesterol, 939mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 45g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon sage, thyme and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reaches 165°. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In same skillet, saute mushrooms until tender. Reduce heat; add 6 ounces cream cheese, 1 cup broth and remaining salt and sage. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Drain potatoes; mash with remaining cream cheese and broth. Serve with chicken and sauce mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Portobello with Mashed Red Potatoes in Simple & Delicious January/February 2010, p12

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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EthelM User ID: 3202613 128113
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2011

"My husband said this was the best meal I've ever cooked - and I'm not exactly a slouch in the kitchen!"

agapeanr User ID: 6304679 109263
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2011

"This is a heavy meal with a lot of calories but it was amazing if you like mushrooms!"

DestinyO User ID: 6003722 186050
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2011

"My husband loved this the first time I made it and has requested it several more times."

micheleclow User ID: 6777152 105083
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2011

"This was Delicious...great flavor. I can't wait to make it again."

mnccaleb User ID: 4255057 185942
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2011

"The chicken was delicious!!! It is just me and my husband, so I used about half the chicken but still made all of the sauce. It was just about the perfect amount, although I would leave out a little of the cream cheese (and the extra salt)."

Jones1228 User ID: 5902142 186049
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2011

"very good recipe love the mushrooms"

booboobear350 User ID: 5532390 117155
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"yummy and easy"

[email protected] User ID: 1289836 186048
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2010

"Fabulous recipe! Rave reviews from guests who have tried it at our house. :-)"

melissatwy User ID: 4883428 119618
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"My family loved this recipe and they aren't usually crazy about any type of gravy or sauce"

cookattempt User ID: 4862149 109260
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2010

"Nice varriation with sauce on top as opposed to being smothered in it."

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