A skillet of mushroom chicken in a creamy sauce, topped with bacon and herbs.
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Mushroom Chicken

This mushroom chicken is pan seared chicken breasts topped with creamy mushroom sauce and bacon. An easy dinner that tastes like it came from a restaurant!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken with mushrooms, mushroom chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 297kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or half and half
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the bacon in a large pan over medium high heat. Cook the bacon for 3-5 minutes or until crisp.
  • Remove the bacon from the pan and set aside. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the chicken breasts to the bacon fat that's left in the pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and cover to keep warm.
  • Add the butter to the pan to melt, then add the mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes or until mushrooms have softened. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in the flour
  • Slowly pour in the chicken broth, whisking constantly. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes or until just thickened.
  • Stir in the cream. Pour the mushroom sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with reserved bacon and parsley, then serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 522mg | Potassium: 690mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg