Advertisement

Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce

March/April 2008

Your rating: None Average: 4.2 (844 votes)

The secret to a good cream sauce is always the same: not too much cream or it can be overpowering, masking the more delicate flavors. Here it contains a bountiful amount of mushrooms and is served over chicken breasts.



READER'S COMMENT:
"wonderful recipe! "

85 Reviews for Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce

10/26/2010
Anonymous

I also use this recipe with fish....sole, cod, orange roughy....mild white.....just bake your fish (dot randomly with small pea size butter, salt and peppered) in a rimmed baking casserole...prepare the mushroom mixture separate and pour over the last 5-10 minutes of baking.....company ready!

Comments
10/06/2010

Absolutely amazing dish! Never had shitake mushrooms in my life until this recipe and loved them. I agree--prep took a bit more time than I expected but will likely be faster in the future. Served it with whole wheat egg noodles and steamed broccoli and it was excellent and filling. Thanks EW--definitely a keeper!

Comments
09/16/2010

As usual, another winner from EW......that's why I've subscribed for 3 years now! This recipe had minimal prep, and went together so well. I just had to go out to get shitakes and cream. My attitude is, if you love good food, love to cook, spend the time/money and get the correct ingredients! Believe me, this recipe was worth it. My only problem is that I ended up giving my husband half of my chicken breast......he really could have eaten 2 rather than 1. Plus, I agree that the sauce could be doubled, especially if you're serving with a starch. I just added an entire 8 oz cream and it was perfect, since I tossed angel hair with it. Next time I will double all or maybe just stick with the 8oz cream. In the end, again, simple ingredients, delicate, excellent taste!

Comments
09/10/2010
Anonymous

This meal was probably my favorite on the entire website. I hate mushrooms and I absolutely loved this meal. If you have more than 2 pieces of chicken I would recommend doubling the ingredients for the sauce. This was a restaurant quality meal. Although not the healthiest this meal taste wonderful on a bed of mashed potatoes. yum!

Comments
09/07/2010
Anonymous

It is supposed to be easy? How many people do you know have those sort of mushroom caps and junk like that? OMG please.

Comments

Fields marked with * are required

Rate This*

Review Title

Tip: Use adjectives to help get your point across.

Pros

Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.

Cons

Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.

Description*

Tip: Pretend you're on the debate team and make your point.

Attach a photo

Photo Caption

If you attach a photo, please enter a caption to go with it.

Would you recommend this recipe?

Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner