Chicken in Velvety Mushroom Sauce

This recipe of Chicken in Mushroom sauce is a heavenly delight. It's insanely easy to make, is ready in a few minutes and is a wholesome meal that will keep you full for a long time.
The blanket of velvety mushroom sauce jazzes up the humble pan seared chicken and transforms it into a fancy entrée .

Cook Time- 25-30 minutes
Serves- 2 people

All you need is-

This is how we do it-

  1. Wash and cut the mushrooms into quarters.Cut the chicken breasts into pieces of desired size. Season the pieces with salt and pepper. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Chop the garlic finely.
  3. Heat a heavy bottomed pan. To it add some olive oil and the chicken.
  4. Lightly season asparagus with salt and pepper and add it to the pan. Sear it along with the chicken.
  5. Cook the chicken pieces for 4-5 minutes on each side. Sear them well to get a nice golden brown crust.
  6. Remove the chicken and asparagus from the pan and wrap it loosely in an aluminium foil. Set it aside.
  7. In the same pan, add 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil and the mushrooms.
  8.  Sauté them while loosening the crust formed on the pan leftover from the fried chicken.Make sure you get all the bits as that is where the flavor lies.
  9. Once the mushrooms start to soften and become little watery add the butter and minced garlic to the pan and sauté .
  10. Once the garlic turns golden brown add in the chicken broth and light cream.
  11. Add the rosemary, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper to the mushroom sauce and cook it till its texture turns creamy.
  12. Remove the sauce from heat and mix in the vinegar and half of the lemon juice in the mushroom sauce.Splash the remaining lemon juice over the asparagus.
  13. Pour the mushroom sauce over the chicken and garnish with finely chopped parsley.
  14. Serve it with the side of asparagus and enjoy.

Happy Cooking!!

Links to other healthy recipes on the blog-
  1. Garlicky Shrimp & Mixed Greens Salad
  2. Baked Tilapia & Turnip Greens

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