Chicken in Mushroom Gravy

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Chicken in Mushroom Gravy

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Very tasty and flavorful chicken recipe!

  • 30 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

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Simple rustic recipes are open amongst the tastiest and most flavorful. This chicken in mushroom gravy dish uses only a few ingredients and tastes like your grandma’s cooking! 

What You’ll Need: 

  • 3-4 pieces of chicken thigh (about 1 – 1 1/2 lbs) with skin on
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 ½ cups sliced cremini mushrooms or shiitake mushrooms (you may use 1 or use both). You may also use button mushrooms but they are less flavorful
  • 1 white onion roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon flour dissolved in 1 tablespoon of water (optional)
  • Parsley for garnish
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Steps

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Let’s Cook a Tasty Chicken Dish!

1. Use a heavy skillet or a Dutch oven for this dish. Place your pot over medium high heat and allow to get smoking hot before adding the chicken and the oil. Using a fatty chicken cut with the skin still on makes this dish very hearty and the resulting gravy extra delicious!

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2. Brown the chicken on both sides. This usually takes 2-3 minutes per side. Set aside. There should be about 4 to 5 tablespoons of fat in the pan at this point, if the chicken rendered too much fat, you may discard some.

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3. Reduce heat to medium and add the mushrooms and onion. Cook until the mushrooms and onions have wilted down.

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4. Add the chicken stock and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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5. Put the chicken back in the pan, bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low after the stock reaches a boil. Cover and allow to stew together for 10 minutes or until the sauce has reduced or thickened a bit. For a really thick sauce, you may add a teaspoon of flour dissolved in a tablespoon of water in the last minute of cooking.

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6. Serve over steamed rice, couscous, buttered pasta, or with some bread. Either way, this dish is phenomenal!

The dish can serve 2-4 persons depending on portion sizes.

Alena Taylor

Hi, I'm Alena from San Francisco, California. I love to share my favorite recipes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

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