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Saucy Mushroom Chicken Recipe

Saucy Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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