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Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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