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Chicken with Mushroom Wine Sauce

A visit to Napa Valley wine country inspired me to experiment with one of my mom's scrumptious chicken dishes. This elegant entree is so easy to prepare.—Jill Bonanno, Loma Linda, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain and discard drippings. In the same skillet, brown chicken on both sides in 2 tablespoons butter. Remove and keep warm.
  • Saute the mushrooms, onions, carrot and garlic in remaining butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt, thyme and pepper until smooth. Gradually add broth, wine and bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to the pan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Discard bay leaf. Garnish with parsley and bacon.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 281 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 736mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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