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Smothered Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Gravy

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“A nice quick entree after a hectic day at work. From Bon Appetit magazine. I saute the chicken longer than the time specified to make sure it's cooked through, or pound the breasts thinner.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend flour, 1/2 teaspoon thyme and allspice in small bowl.
  2. Set aside 1 tablespoon of flour mixture.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, then with enough of remaining flour mixture to coat.
  4. Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add chicken to skillet.
  6. Saute until brown, about 4 minutes per side.
  7. Transfer chicken to plate.
  8. Add mushrooms, onion, and remaining 1 teaspoon thyme to skillet.
  9. Saute until mushrooms are brown, about 5 minutes.
  10. Mix in reserved 1 tablespoon flour mixture; cook 1 minute.
  11. Add cream and broth and bring to boil, stirring occasionally.
  12. Return chicken and any collected juices to skillet.
  13. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered until chicken is cooked through and gravy thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.
  14. Season with salt and pepper.

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