Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Sauce is a delicious Italian recipe with crispy tender chicken cooked in a white wine infused mushroom sauce. Here is how to make chicken breast with mushroom sauce recipe.
There is nothing like a delicious and simple Chicken recipe, that can get ready under 30 minutes and is on the table for dinner, right?
If you like your chicken in a creamy gravy and are looking to make an easy Continental dish, then Chicken with Mushroom Sauce is your dish.
It is a total crowd-pleaser, which can be served for your weeknight dinners along with steamed White Rice or mashed potatoes.
It takes only 30 minutes to prepare this delectable and easy mushroom sauce for chicken, therefore you can even make it if you have sudden guests at home for brunch or dinner.
This dish is also low in calories and a great dish to make if you are following a high protein diet.
Once you make it, this dish will be an absolute favorite at your home.
Learn how to make this creamy Chicken with Mushroom Gravy which will get ready in no time.
What is Chicken with Mushroom Sauce?
It is an Italian main course dish where Chicken is cooked for about 5 minutes or until golden brown along with spices such as Black pepper, rosemary, and parsley.
You can also use fresh thyme while searing the chicken.
This flavourful cooked chicken is then added in a creamy and rich Mushroom Gravy cooked in a large skillet, which takes this dish to a top-notch level.
White Wine and Chicken Stock are added in the Mushroom Gravy to make it more flavorsome and delightful.
In the end, the cream is added in the gravy to give it that rich taste and texture.
Chopped fresh parsley is used to garnish the chicken with mushroom gravy which gives it a hint of freshness too.
To make this dish, you will need boneless chicken breast. Chicken thighs also work great in this recipe so feel free to use them as well.
I have used a mix of butter and olive oil for pan-frying the chicken.
It gives a nice flavor to it.
You will also need butter and olive oil to make the sauce.
Garlic, onion, and herbs like rosemary and parsley go in the pan to make this chicken dish very flavourful.
To thicken the gravy, I have added all-purpose flour.
I have used simple button mushrooms as they were the only ones available to me. You can use any mushroom you find. Even a mix of 2-3 varieties works very well in this dish.
Finally, to make the sauce, I have added chicken stock, some white wine, and fresh cream.
To make chicken stock, I used Maggi stock cubes.
You can also use beef stock in place of chicken stock for a more intense flavor and a darker brown gravy.
Can I skip adding white wine?
White wine adds a lovely flavor to this dish but you can choose to skip adding it.
Replace it with chicken stock.
This juicy pan-seared Chicken with Mushroom gravy can be served along with white Steamed Rice, Wild Rice or Pasta.
If you don’t prefer rice, you can serve Chicken Breast with Mushroom sauce on its own along with some mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables on the side such as beans, carrots, etc.
A nice crusty bread goes very well with this dish.
You can also serve it along with Cauliflower Rice or Zucchini Noodles, for a low carb option.
How to make easy Mushroom Sauce for Chicken?
Making this delectable Mushroom sauce is very easy.
The richness and creaminess just add a beautiful taste when combined with pan-seared chicken thigh or chicken breast.
Just heat some oil in the pan. Add garlic, onion, and fry for about 2 minutes.
Add flour and cook further for a minute. Next, add mushrooms and cook them till they are nicely browned.
Add white wine, chicken stock, and cook further for about 3 to 4 minutes.
Add in the cream, give it a stir and let it cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Your quick and easy Mushroom Sauce is ready.
You can also chop the mushroom finely if you don’t like big pieces of mushrooms in the sauce.
You can also use this sauce in your Pasta, and make a creamy Mushroom Pasta. Sounds delicious right?
Step by Step Recipe
Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan.
Add chicken pieces and sprinkle with salt, freshly ground black pepper, rosemary, and parsley and fry on both sides for 5 minutes each on medium heat.
Remove and keep aside.
In the same pan, heat the remaining butter and olive oil.
Add garlic and onion and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add flour and fry for a minute.
Add mushroom and fry for 2-3 minutes until they are nicely browned.
Add white wine and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
Add chicken stock, chicken and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
Stir in the cream and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Serve hot.
Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe
- 4 Chicken Breast
- 2 tbsp Butter
- 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
- Salt (To taste)
- 1/2 tsp Black pepper (Freshly ground)
- 1/2 tsp Rosemary
- 1 tsp Parsley
- 1 tsp Garlic (Chopped)
- 1/2 cup Onion (Chopped)
- 2 tsp All purpose flour
- 200 g Mushrooms (Sliced)
- 1 cup White wine
- 1 cup Chicken stock
- 4 tbsp Fresh cream
- Chopped Parsley (For garnishing)
- Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan.
- Add chicken pieces and sprinkle with salt, freshly ground black pepper, rosemary and parsley and fry on both sides for 5 minutes each on medium heat.
- Remove and keep aside.
- In the same pan, heat the remaining butter and olive oil.
- Add garlic and onion and fry for 2-3 minutes.
- Add flour and fry for a minute.
- Add mushroom and fry for 2-3 minutes until they are nicely browned.
- Add white wine and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
- Add chicken stock, chicken and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
- Stir in the cream and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
- Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.
- Serve hot.