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Chicken with Mushroom Gravy

This chicken with mushroom gravy recipe features dusted and seasoned chicken breasts smothered in a silky gravy loaded with sauteed mushrooms.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken with mushroom gravy, lightly breaded chicken, mushroom gravy
Servings: 4
Calories: 469kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt (plus more for dusting chicken)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Mushroom Gravy

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups chicken Broth
  • salt to taste
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms (fresh, not canned)

Instructions

Chicken

  • Use a meat mallet to evenly pound the chicken breasts 1" thick, or less.
  • Mix together flour, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and oregano in a medium dish.
  • Lightly sprinkle chicken breasts with salt then dredge in the flour mixture to evenly coat.
  • Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium heat and add chicken breasts. Cook for 5 minutes per side, or until the chicken reaches 165 degrees and the exterior has browned. Work in batches if needed.

Mushroom Gravy

  • Add mushrooms to a medium skillet and saute until tender. Add a splash of chicken broth to deglaze the skillet, reserving mushrooms and deglazing liquid.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan set over medium-low heat and mix in flour. Stir continually until the mixture begins to deepen in color.
  • Slowly begin adding chicken broth, while still stirring, ensuring the liquid is incorporated before more is added. Stir in mushrooms and deglazing liquid.
  • If gravy is too thin, let it simmer for a few minutes to thicken. If the gravy gets too thick, add a few dribbles of water to thin it out. Prior to serving taste for salt and add more if needed.

Serving

  • Serve chicken breasts slathered in a generous helping of gravy.

Notes

If you like dark meat, feel free to substitute boneless skinless chicken thighs as well.
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 1315mg | Potassium: 941mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 652IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 3mg