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Chicken with Savory Sauce

Chicken with Savory Sauce
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
Enjoy chicken in a new way – a sweet and peppery array of flavors; herbs, mushrooms, currants wine and vinegar, all go into making this dish a superb entrée’ for your dinner!
Updated August 3, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red jalapeño chili, seeded and finely chopped
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake or regular white mushrooms (3 ounces)
  • 1 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon currants
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onions, rosemary, parsley, thyme, garlic and chili in oil 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2
    Add chicken to skillet. Cook about 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is brown. Add mushrooms, 1/2 cup of the wine and the vinegar. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until about half of the liquid has evaporated.
  • 3
    Pour remaining 1/2 cup wine over chicken; sprinkle with currants and salt. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Uncover and cook 5 minutes longer to crisp chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
2g
Cholesterol
85mg
Sodium
380mg
Total Carbohydrate
6g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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