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Muenster Mushroom Chicken Recipe

Muenster Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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 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


  • 1. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook mushrooms in 2 teaspoons butter until tender. Stir in the wine or grape juice and broth; cook 3-4 minutes longer. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in remaining butter for 6-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Place chicken on a broiler pan; top with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with mushroom mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional 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 User ID: 1712085 64339
Reviewed 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 User ID: 146806 149906
Reviewed 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 User ID: 3146768 63527
Reviewed 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 User ID: 2758077 64337
Reviewed 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 User ID: 2223851 206877
Reviewed 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 User ID: 1186320 126988
Reviewed 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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