Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe
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Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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"This is a fast but special treatment for chicken," shares Patsy Jenkins of Tallahassee, Florida. Chicken breasts are browned to juicy perfection, then topped with a buttery sauce of fresh mushrooms and green onions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 bone-in chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 272 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown chicken over medium heat in oil. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove chicken; keep warm. In the same skillet, saute mushrooms and onions until tender. Stir in the wine, butter, salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to skillet; heat through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Mushroom Sauce in Quick Cooking September/October 2001, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 272 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

Reviews for Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

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Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"Easy to make and tasty. To spice it up, I add some cayenne pepper. My son love mushrooms, so I use fresh and triple the amount."

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2012

"The kids loved it and so did the adults. It was delicious. I did bread the chicken and cut it up into bite size pieces."

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2012

"This is a go to recipe. It has a wonderful flavor."

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2011

"The sauce was good, but the chicken came out dry and tasteless. I think next time I will coat the chicken with bread crumbs and oven-fry and make the sauce separate."

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

"I made this recipe using some leftover vinegar bbq chicken, it was delicious."

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