I have always been a fan of cooking meals that are simple yet incredibly flavorful, and one dish that never fails to impress is skillet chicken with mushroom wine sauce. The combination of tender chicken, earthy mushrooms, and rich wine sauce creates a delectable harmony of flavors that is sure to satisfy the taste buds of anyone at the dinner table.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 8 ounces cremini or button mushrooms, sliced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 cup dry white wine (such as Chardonnay)
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Before I start cooking, I always make sure to have all the ingredients prepped and ready to go. This helps me stay organized in the kitchen and ensures that the cooking process goes smoothly.
- First, season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides and no longer pink in the center, about 6-7 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and cover to keep warm.
- In the same skillet, melt the butter. Add the mushrooms and cook until they are golden brown and all the liquid has evaporated, about 8 minutes. Stir in the minced garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
- Pour in the chicken broth and wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet. Allow the mixture to simmer until it is reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
- Stir in the heavy cream and return the chicken to the skillet. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
- Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving. The aroma that fills the kitchen at this point is absolutely irresistible!
The sight of the creamy wine sauce clinging to the perfectly cooked chicken is enough to make anyone’s mouth water. I love to serve this dish with a side of perfectly roasted potatoes to soak up every last drop of the luscious sauce.
This dish pairs beautifully with a glass of the same dry white wine used in the sauce. The crisp acidity and subtle fruit notes of the Chardonnay complement the richness of the dish, making every bite and sip a true delight.
Skillet chicken with mushroom wine sauce has become a staple in my kitchen, and for good reason. It’s a dish that is not only easy to prepare but also delivers an impressive depth of flavors that make it perfect for a cozy night in or a special dinner with loved ones. I highly recommend giving this recipe a try and savoring every moment of cooking and indulging in this delightful dish.