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Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Great tasting and quick chicken dinner
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy chicken dinners, one pan chicken dinner recipes, quick recipes with chicken breast
Servings: 6
Calories: 295kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs butter divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 10 oz fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise; pat them dry.
  • Add the oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Dredge the chicken in the flour and brown in the hot skillet. Cook each side until it’s golden brown and cooked through, about 10 minutes total time. The chicken should be 165 F/74C at the thickest part. Remove the chicken to a plate and cover with foil.
  • Add the remaining butter to the same skillet, let it melt then add the sliced mushrooms. When the mushrooms start to release water, add the garlic and Italian seasoning. Continue cooking until the water has evaporated. Remove the mushrooms from the pan—you can put them on the same plate as the chicken if you wish.
  • Add the chicken stock, Dijon mustard and the lemon juice to the skillet. Let this reduce by 50%. Add the cream, stir well then add the chicken and mushrooms back to the pan. Cook for about 5 minutes to heat through letting the cream reduce a bit— to the consistency of a thin gravy.

Notes

If you're using thinner, smaller chicken breasts, you'll need 6.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 410mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 717IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg