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Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

 Skillet Chicken with Mushroom Sauce
"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.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.