chicken in mushroom cream

Chicken in Mushroom Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 6 – 8 mushrooms, brown
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1–2 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ – ½ cup chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons white wine
  • ¼ cup half & half or heavy cream
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup brown rice to serve with dish

Directions

  1. Prepare the brown rice.
  2. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces. Wash and slice mushrooms thinly.
  3. In medium sauté pan, turn heat to medium and heat pan a minute or so. Add 1 tablespoon butter, garlic, chicken pieces, ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper. Continue to cook, turning meat occasionally until meat is beginning to brown and just cooked in the middle, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from pan with a slotted spoon. leaving juices behind.
  4. Sauté mushrooms in the same pan with the olive oil and remaining butter. When cooked, remove from pan with slotted spoon.
  5. Add flour, and stir with a whisk for 2 minutes on low heat, careful not to brown the flour.
  6. Slowly add the chicken stock, stirring with the whisk. Let it thicken. Add the white wine and let thicken again, then slowly add the cream, stirring with the whisk. Add the nutmeg and remaining salt and pepper.
  7. Add the chicken and mushrooms back to the pan, stirring and adding the lemon juice.

Serve over brown rice.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Pete, thank you for the comment. I hope you enjoy!

  2. Cindy,
    This all looks so yummy!
    Can’t wait to sample it!!
    Pete

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