Wild Mushroom Herbed Chicken

Wild mushrooms and herbs give a robust flavor to this classic chicken dish.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
6
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 3/4 lb)
3/4
lb assorted wild mushrooms (oyster, shiitake, chanterelle), coarsely chopped (5 cups)
1
medium leek, sliced (2 cups)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14 oz) chicken broth
1/2
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves

  • 1 Remove fat from chicken. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil about 12 minutes, turning once, until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook mushrooms, leek and garlic about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until leek is tender. In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients; stir into mushroom mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil and stir about 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Add chicken; heat through.

Expert Tips

Wild mushrooms have a fuller and more robust flavor than regular white or button mushrooms. Four ounces have roughly 6 grams of carbs.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.