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Creamy Mushroom Chicken Recipe
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Creamy Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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I call this meal "the easy chicken fixin'"...and love it that the leftovers are equally delicious heated up in the microwave. My husband, Tim, and I spend a lot of time riding horses and playing Cowboy Polo in summer. We are extra busy now since we just had our first child, Shelby.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • Minced fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 309 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in oil until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove to a serving platter and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Sprinkle with flour and stir until coated. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in 1/2 cup cheese. Pour over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining cheese. Serve with pasta. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Mushroom Chicken in Country Woman January/February 2000, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 309 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

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

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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

Served over rice Pilaf... was fantastic! I've also used the sauce as a substitute for a healthier MSG free cream of mushroom soup!

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

Such a flavorful dish. Even my son who doesn't eat mushrooms at it. Would make this again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

very good and quick. I like the flavors and the fact that it can go with either pasta or mashed potatoes. Thanks again for another quick evening meal!

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