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Creamy Pan-Fried Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 55 min.


4 servings

In this recipe, a rich creamy mushroom sauce pairs nicely with crunchy, tender chicken. It's a one-of-a-kind meal that will have your family asking for seconds!


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream


  1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and milk. In another shallow bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt, curry powder and pepper. Dip chicken pieces in egg mixture, then in flour mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, brown chicken pieces on both sides. Cover and cook over low heat for 45 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
  3. Discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings; saute onions and mushrooms in drippings over medium heat until tender. Stir in dill and remaining salt.
  4. In a small bowl, combine a small amount of cream and remaining flour until smooth. Add to skillet along with remaining cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

12 ounce-weight: 780 calories, 49g fat (16g saturated fat), 245mg cholesterol, 1079mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 51g protein.

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