Easy Chicken with Mushrooms

Today, we’re serving up Easy Chicken with Mushrooms from Andrew Zimmern. We love this recipe because chicken is a budget-friendly source of high-quality protein that’s low in saturated fat. Reducing saturated fat in your diet can help prevent heart disease. If you serve this dish with quinoa, even better. It’s a gluten-free grain that’s also rich in protein, containing all nine essential amino acids. It’s also an excellent source of fiber, providing double the amount compared to other grains. — The clinical nutrition team at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. 

Easy Chicken with Mushrooms

Serve this simple dish with sauteed spinach seasoned with garlic and a healthy grain like quinoa.

Total Time: 30 min

Serves 6


4 boneless chicken breasts, each weighing 6-7 ounces, lightly pounded and halved

1 cup flour seasoned with salt and pepper

12 ounces thinly sliced Cremini mushrooms

2 chopped shallots

1 sprig fresh rosemary

1 1/2 cup homemade chicken stock

2T canola oil


Place the oil in a large skillet (14 inches) over medium high heat.

Dredge the chicken in the flour and knock loose any excess.

Brown one side of the chicken (about 4-5 minutes), flip and brown the other side (about 3 minutes). Reserve chicken to a plate.

Add the mushrooms, rosemary and shallots to the pan. Once browned, add the stock.

Bring liquids to a boil, then simmer on low. Add the chicken back to the pan, cooking the liquids down around the chicken to a tight sauce. This will take roughly 10-15 minutes.

Season and serve.


2 thoughts on “Easy Chicken with Mushrooms

  1. Trudy Whitmire

    Is there a good way to print off these recipes? would be nice to have a “PRINT RECIPE” link

  2. Brady.Gervais

    Thanks for the question. If you click on the post, there is a print option among the share buttons. We’ll add a PDF for future recipes.

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