Elegant meets Easy!
Chicken and Mushrooms with Wine
Try this simple but elegant recipe for dinner. Not only is it good for you it tastes delicious! This entree has less than 300 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving. Pair this with some creamy mashed potatoes and a crisp salad for a complete meal. Cloth napkins and fine china optional….
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time:14 minutes
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 (3 1/2-ounce) packages mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup wine. Choose either a dry white like Pinot Grigio, or a lighter style red like pinot noir.
2 green onions, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup) and divided
2 Tbsp. butter
Directions: 1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet.
2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan. Cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken and drippings from pan; set aside, and keep warm.
3. Heat pan over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add mushrooms. Coat mushrooms with cooking spray; cook 2 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add wine and 3 Tbsp. onions. Cook 30 seconds over high heat. Reduce heat; add butter, stirring until butter melts.
4. Add chicken and drippings to pan, stirring gently. Place chicken on platter. Spoon mushroom sauce over chicken; sprinkle with remaining onions.
Wine Pairing: choose something similar in flavor to the wine you used in the dish. At Bruno's this week we have wines from Blackstone and Robert Mondavi Private Selection on sale.
Cooking at Noon - March 1, 2010