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Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken cutlets in a pan with sauce.

Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken

This Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken is quick and easy! Juicy chicken in creamy garlic mushroom sauce served with mashed potatoes or pasta can be made any time of the week for a delicious dinner!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword mushroom garlic chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 254 kcal
Author Anna


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter , divided
  • 1 and 1/2 cups sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • chopped parsley


  1. Cut each chicken breast in half lengthwise. Season each piece with salt and pepper.
  2. Add flour to a shallow dish. Dredge each chicken piece in flour.
  3. In a large skillet, heat up olive oil and butter over medium heat. When butter is melted, add floured chicken pieces to pan. Cook until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. The internal temperature should register 165 degrees F. Remove chicken from pan and place on a plate. Set aside.
  4. Add more oil to the pan if needed. Add garlic to pan and saute until fragrant. Add mushrooms and cook until soft.
  5. Add chicken stock and bring to boil. Scrape the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon so all of the browned bits from cooking chicken are mixed into the sauce.
  6. Remove skillet from heat, add cream and stir well. Return chicken to skillet. Place back on heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until the whole dish is hot.
  7. Serve chicken with mashed potatoes or cooked pasta. Spoon mushroom sauce over each pieces. Garnish with chopped parsley and more black pepper.

Recipe Notes

  1. For a lighter sauce, you can use half and half or a mixture of milk and cornstarch so it will still thicken to a sauce consistency. For that, use 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of cornstarch and 1/2 cup of milk.
  2. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 79mg26%
Sodium 457mg20%
Potassium 255mg7%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.