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Chicken Thighs in Mushroom Bacon Cream Sauce

Simple and delicious chicken
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy gourmet chicken dinners, one-dish chicken dinners with cream sauce, one-skillet dinners with chicken
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs oil divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 6 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup white wine or vermouth
  • 5 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Sauce:

  • 5 slices bacon cooked chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Season chicken thighs with the salt, pepper & Italian seasoning.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet and brown chicken over medium-high heat on both sides; remove from pan.
  • Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the same skillet and sear the mushrooms until they begin to brown. Deglaze the pan with the wine. Add the thyme and the chicken back to the pan. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the chicken tests done.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and add the bacon, cream and salt. Cook over medium heat until the sauce is reduced about 50 percent and it coats the back of a wooden spoon.

Notes

For UK/EU readers--the bacon used in this recipe is streaky bacon.
Canned mushrooms may be used if you don't have fresh.