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!
Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce
From EatingWell: March/April 2008
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.
85 Reviews for Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce
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!
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!
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!
It is supposed to be easy? How many people do you know have those sort of mushroom caps and junk like that? OMG please.