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Thursday, September 7

Chicken & Chanterelle Mushrooms


Yesterday while driving past the produce place in town, I noticed their sign advertising fresh chanterelles. I am a sucker for wild mushrooms... I couldnt resist... I'm like a fly to light... helplessly drawn to the earthy fungi.

I had a very specific recipe in mind... I knew what ingredients I wanted to use... wine, cream.... but I wasnt sure how to execute it... so I rummaged around online and melded a couple different ones I found together and came up with this.

Frying the chicken with its skin on adds lots of crispy texture..mmm.... meat is ALWAYS so much better with the bones... and skin!!

It was so good. The house still smells beautifully mushroomy.

Chicken & Chantrelle Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS
2 whole chicken breasts, with skin and bone in
1/4 lb chanterelle mushrooms
1/2 onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tbsp dried parsley
2 tbsp dried thyme
salt & pepper to taste

METHOD
Melt about 1 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan... lightly flour your chicken, and fry on both sides for about 5 mins on each side... adding more butter as necessary. Remove chicken and place on a plate with a little olive oil drizzled over top and stick in the oven at 375 with a thermometer inserted, and cook until it the internal temp reaches around 160. Remove, and let rest for about 5 mins.

Meanwhile, in the leftover fat in your pan that you fried the chicken in, add onions, garlic and mushrooms and sautee til the onions start to go transparent. Add wine to deglaze, then the broth, parsley and thyme. Cover and let simmer until you take the chicken out. While the chicken is resting, turn the heat up a bit on the mushrooms, uncover and let the sauce thicken.... adding cream in the end. Drizzle the mushroom sauce over the chicken and enjoy.

We had this with some fresh green beans.

9 Comments:

Blogger wheresmymind said...

Fancy beer...thought ya'll were on a budget? hehe j/k

9:31 PM  
Blogger mooncrazy said...

Boneless chicken is the work of the devil.

9:47 PM  
Blogger Lea said...

yea hehe.... the budget doesnt start til we move ;-) Which keeps getting pushed back!! *cry*

8:22 AM  
Anonymous Greg Gibson said...

Yeah, me and Dave have been secretly plotting a little Pete Rose type visit to a few people during one of our lunches soon!!!

Keep in mind, I have to hear his frustration with these nimrods daily.... Morons I tell ya!

11:26 AM  
Anonymous greg gibson said...

Yeah, me and Dave have been secretly plotting a little Pete Rose type visit to a few people during one of our lunches soon!!!

Keep in mind, I have to hear his frustration with these nimrods daily.... Morons I tell ya!

11:27 AM  
Blogger Lea said...

what are you on about Greg?? ;-)

and lrn2post newb! >;-D

11:29 AM  
Anonymous greg gibson said...

he he... Pete Rose as in, a baseball bat to their heads!!! :)

And I was posting on the Interweb when your mama was still wiping your butt!! ;)

11:53 AM  
Blogger Lea said...

It's "the INTERNETS"! Get it right!

11:55 AM  
Blogger maltese parakeet said...

the sauce sounds divine, i can't wait to try it. chanterelles are my favorite!

7:58 PM  

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