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Chicken & Mushrooms in Herb Sauce

Chicken Breasts in Mushroom Sauce

Julia Ann
A company dinner of tender chicken breasts in a creamy mushroom sauce to be served with risotto, rice, pasta or mashed potatoes.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Entree, Poultry
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings


  • 6 large chicken breasts skinless, boneless
  • 1 1/2 cup seasoned Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried whole sage
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black papper
  • 1 cup cream
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups fresh white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 cup chicken broth more as needed.


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Remove the fat from the chicken breasts.
  • Cut horizontally though the thickest part of the breast, cut in half for equal size. Pound between wax paper if need to get equal thickness.
  • Mix the bread crumbs and seasonings in a plastic bag.
  • Heat the olive oil and butter in a large heavy skillet.
  • Dip each piece of chicken in the cream, then shake in the bag of crumbs to cover. Remove any excess crumbs.
  • Lay the chicken in the hot skillet, just to brown, do not overcook.
  • Remove the chicken to a oven-proof pan.
  • Brown the remaining pieces of chicken, layer in the over-proof pan.
  • Deglaze the skillet with a small amount of broth, loosen the residue bits of chicken loose to be come part of the sauce.
  • Add the flour, whisk, stir to blend adding broth to make a smooth sauce.
  • Pour in the sliced mushrooms, just to moisten and heat slightly.
  • Pour sauce and mushrooms over the pan of browned chicken.
  • Cover tightly with aluminum foil and put in oven 1 hour.


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