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Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken Recipe

Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken Recipe

In this recipe, a rich creamy mushroom sauce pairs nicely with crunchy, tender chicken. It's a one-of-a-kind meal that will have your family asking for seconds!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 55 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and milk. In another shallow bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt, curry powder and pepper. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then in flour mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, brown chicken pieces on both sides. Cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
  • 3. Discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings; saute onions and mushrooms in drippings over medium heat until tender. Stir in dill and remaining salt.
  • 4. In a small bowl, combine a small amount of cream and remaining flour until smooth. Add to skillet along with remaining cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (12 ounces) equals 780 calories, 49 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 245 mg cholesterol, 1,079 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 51 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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