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smothered chicken with creamy mushroom gravy

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

From Bon Appetit, February 2001.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For smothered chicken with creamy mushroom gravy

  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 4 lg
    skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 lb
    mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    whipping cream
  • 1 c
    chicken broth

How To Make smothered chicken with creamy mushroom gravy

  • 1
    Blend flour, 1/2 teaspoon thyme and allspice in small bowl. Set aside 1 tablespoon of flour mixture. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, then with enough of remaining flour mixture to coat.
  • 2
    Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet. Saute until brown, about 4 minutes per side.
  • 3
    Transfer chicken to plate. Add mushrooms, onion, and remaining 1 teaspoon thyme to skillet. Saute until mushrooms are brown, about 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Mix in reserved 1 tablespoon flour mixture; cook 1 minute. Add cream and broth and bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Return chicken and any collected juices to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered until chicken is cooked through and gravy thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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