chicken with creamy mushroom garlic sauce

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This is such a tasty dish to enjoy for dinner anytime. It can be served over a bed of rice or pasta, or simply with veggies and potatoes. It has enough flavor and spices to keep things interesting... give it a try!

serves 4-6 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken with creamy mushroom garlic sauce

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    onions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 c
    red peppers, finely chopped
  • 6 lg
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 lg
    chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1/2 pkg
    (4 oz.) light cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    light sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    greek yogurt
  • 1 can
    (10.5 oz.) low-sodium cream of mushroom
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/2 tsp
    red chili flakes, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    mild paprika, or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 - 1 lb
    linguine or spaghettini, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 c
    grana padano cheese, grated

How To Make chicken with creamy mushroom garlic sauce

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter and quickly sauté onions; add red pepper and sauté for 2 minutes. Add sliced brown mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add chicken cubes and cooked until no longer pink, adding freshly ground pepper to it.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, Greek yogurt, cream of mushroom and white wine. Pour cream cheese mixture onto chicken and mix well, season with red pepper flakes, cayenne, and paprika.
  • 3
    Transfer chicken mixture into a 9x9 baking dish and cook for 30 minutes at 350ºF, covering loosely with foil for the first 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in parsley. Spoon chicken mixture over cooked pasta and sprinkle with Grana Padano cheese
  • 4
    To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJvayN8_5kg
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