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Muenster Mushroom Chicken

This savory entree has been a longtime favorite with my family. Topped with cheese and Marsala-seasoned mushrooms, the breaded chicken breasts seem anything but light. I often bake them in the oven, but the stovetop make them fast. —Elaine Anderson of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine or 1/4 cup white grape juice plus 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 slices Muenster cheese, halved

Directions

  • In a skillet coated with cooking spray, cook mushrooms in 2 teaspoons butter until tender. Stir in the wine and broth; cook 3-4 minutes longer. Set aside and keep warm.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine eggs and milk. Place bread crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then in crumbs. Combine the parsley, salt, garlic powder, thyme and pepper; sprinkle over chicken.
  • In a large skillet, cook chicken in remaining butter until juices run clear, 6-7 minutes on each side. Place chicken on a broiler pan; top with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes. Serve with mushroom mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 344 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 634mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.

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  • mjlouk
    Mar 25, 2010

    My breading didn't stick to the chicken very well - maybe b/c I used egg substitute? But otherwise, very good!

  • daisey5
    Feb 3, 2010

    I baked the chicken at 375 for 30 mintes and put the cheese on and baked it until the cheese melted.

  • pdmuddyone
    Jun 1, 2008

    That was a grate mail for one it was quick and easy to make,i loved it. Thanks for sharing pdmuddyone,

  • butterfly pie
    Mar 31, 2008

    This recipe is awesome. The chicken was so juicy. My husband hates chicken breasts. He says it's to dry, but he wants me to make this again. Just delicious. Thanks for the recipe.butterfly pie

  • elaines kitchen
    Feb 24, 2008

    Try with SWISS CHEESE - should be tasty - also - use some of the melting kinds of italian cheeses - like PROVOLONE or ASSIAGIO or MOZZARELLA !!

  • shoppingaddicctAZ
    Feb 22, 2008

    Thanks for this recipe.  I'm going to have to try it.  I have the meunster cheese, I have the mushrooms ~ in fact I have everything but the chicken!  But that is easily remedied.  Looking forward to this one.Lorraine 

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