Chicken Cutlets with Tarragon-Mushroom Sauce

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Lynette !

By
@breezermom

Quick and easy chicken dish that can be ready in 40 minutes. Great for a weeknight.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    unsalted chicken stock
  • 1/2
    carrot, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2
    celery stalk, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4
    onion, halved
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 4``
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, 6 ounces each
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, divided
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp
    butter, divided
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, quartered
  • 1/2 c
    green onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh tarragon, chopped

How to Make Chicken Cutlets with Tarragon-Mushroom Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the first 6 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook 6 minutes or until reduced to 1 1/4 cups. Remove the solids with a slotted spoon; discard.
  2. Cut the chicken breast halves in half horizontally to form 8 cutlets. Sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Place the flour in a shallow dish; dredge the chicken in flour.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil and 1 teaspoon butter to the pan; swirl until the butter melts. Add 4 cutlets to the pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove from pan; keep warm. Repeat the procedure with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, 1 teaspoon butter, and 4 cutlets.
  5. Return the skillet to medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onions; cook for 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add the stock mixture; bring to a boil, scraping the pan to loosen the browned bits.
  6. Combine 1 tablespoon water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the stock mixture; cook 1 minute or until the sauce thickens. Stir in the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and tarragon. Spoon the sauce over the chicken.

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About Chicken Cutlets with Tarragon-Mushroom Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #weeknight



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