Saucy Mushroom Chicken Recipe
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Saucy Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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Aline Eyre of Sarnia, Ontario writes, “I'd planned on grilling out one night, but it rained, so I came up with this tasty recipe, and now I make it for company!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon each onion powder, paprika, dried basil, oregano and thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Mashed potatoes, optional


  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a small bowl, combine the seasonings; sprinkle 2 tablespoons over both sides of chicken.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon oil in batches over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms and remaining seasoning mixture in remaining oil until mushrooms are tender. Add garlic; stir 1 minute longer. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in broth and wine or additional broth and cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Return chicken to the pan; heat through. Serve with mashed potatoes if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Mushroom Chicken in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p10

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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nickandkrista2005 User ID: 1259929 171355
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2013

"I make this at least once a month. I serve it to company as well and always get a good response. One of my favorite meals."

shutterbug818 User ID: 7057823 100804
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"I made this with 3lbs of chicken and whole baby bella mushrooms, I added 1/3 more of each ingredient to make up the difference in chicken. The flavor was great and the spices really seal into the chicken when you cook them the first time. We had garlic mashed potatoes on the side and they mixed well with the sauce."

mehalv User ID: 4612167 170249
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2010

"Absolutely delicious. I substituted fat-free half-and-half for heavy whipping cream, and served over mashed redskin potatoes."

1grandson User ID: 2040429 168851
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2010

"My daughter-in-law made this last night for us. It was very good. I got the recipe and will try it at home."

sdw9395 User ID: 4279872 170247
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2009

"This recipe is very good!I made it twice for my family it is worth trying."

tmarias User ID: 1056603 135302
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2009

"Probably the best chicken recipe I have ever made! easy and quick to fix. Absolutely delicious!! You'll want to lick the spoon and pan clean!"

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