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One Skillet Chicken with Garlic Mushroom Sauce

This garlic chicken with mushroom sauce is wholesome, creamy and delicious. It's made without cream and is a quick and easy way to serve a healthy meal on busy weeknights!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Mushroom Sauce, Mushroom Chicken, One Skillet Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 315kcal
Author The Seasoned Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts; sliced lengthwise into thin cutlets
  • 3 tablespoons Horizon Organic butter
  • 1 lb. sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons white whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Horizon Organic Whole Milk
  • ¼ cup white wine or for a non-alcoholic option substitute with an equal amount of chicken broth
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat about 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Cook chicken for about 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm.*
  • Melt butter in the skillet. Add garlic and mushrooms to the skillet, sautéing until mushrooms are tender (about 4 minutes). I like to scrape up the bits at the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon as I stir. This gives the sauce so much flavor!
  • Add flour, salt, and pepper and stir until thick (about 1 more minute). Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly. Stir in the wine (or chicken broth). Bring sauce to a gentle simmer (don’t let it boil), and cook, stirring regularly until it thickens slightly (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Return chicken to the skillet to warm through. Serve chicken with plenty of mushroom sauce on top and garnish with fresh parsley.

Notes

*Do you have a picky eater at home? This is a great meal that can be adapted for everyone in the family. If your child doesn’t like mushrooms, just set aside a piece of plain chicken to serve without the sauce. Everyone’s happy, and you don’t have to cook a separate dinner for each member of the family!
Cooking for Two? This recipe can easily be cut in half by using ½-lb. of chicken and half as much sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 871mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg