mother-in law's awesome mushroom chicken breast

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jayme Makowski
from Bellaire, MI

This is a great chicken dish. Rich flavored and the tarragon puts it over the top. Acquired from my mother-in-law Carol Makowski

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For mother-in law's awesome mushroom chicken breast

  • 5 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley)
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh tarragon (or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon)
  • 6
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 sm
    onion, cut into ringlets
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 can
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
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How To Make mother-in law's awesome mushroom chicken breast

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400.
  • 2
    In a large skillet, place 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine, parsley and tarragon. Heat until butter is melted and hot. Saute, in butter mixture, chicken breasts 6-8 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet, salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3
    Pour broth into the skillet, heat to boiling. Remove broth from skillet and set aside.
  • 4
    Saute onions and mushrooms in remaining 2 TBSP of butter or margarine; blend in flour. Add broth, cream and wine to skillet with mushrooms and onions, stirring constantly until boiling. Take pan off from heat.
  • 5
    Arrange chicken in a 9x13 casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray (I use butter flavored). Pour mushroom mixture over the chickenand bake for 20 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
  • 6
    NOTES: This dish is best if you can use fresh herbs because the flavor is so intense, but if you don't have them dried herbs work just fine.

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