Chicken and mushrooms with tomato cream sauce

Chicken and mushrooms with tomato cream sauce

This quick and easy one-pot meal is sure to go into heavy rotation. With minimal ingredients and just 30 minutes of cook time, it’s perfect for those hectic weeknights.

Chicken and mushrooms with tomato cream sauce

This quick and easy one-pot meal is sure to go into heavy rotation. With minimal ingredients and just 30 minutes of cook time, it’s perfect for those hectic weeknights.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 4 4 boneless, skinless chicken breastboneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • sea salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 3 3 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • 6 6 cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup 225 ml heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup 125 ml finely grated parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup 175 ml fresh, diced tomatofresh, diced tomatoes
  • fresh basil, for garnish

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Season the chicken breasts generously on both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pan-sear the chicken breasts until they are golden brown and caramelized on both sides, about 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and cover to keep warm.
  3. To the same pan, add the butter, garlic, and mushrooms, reduce the heat to medium-low, and saute until the garlic is fragrant and the mushrooms have released their liquid.
  4. Add the heavy cream, parmesan and diced tomatoes to the pan. Mix in and let simmer to thicken, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan and cook until it is heated through and fully cooked. Taste, and add more salt and pepper, if desired.
  6. Plate and top with fresh basil.

Tip!

This is a full meal all on its own, but it is also really good served with shirataki noodles, zucchini noodles, or even cauliflower rice.

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One comment

  1. HeatherB
    I absolutely loved this! I served it with buttered cabbage as a side. It is definitely one I will be making over and over again!

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