Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce is easy to prepare, rich and delicious. With few ingredients, it’s on the table in under an hour
Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce

Last Updated on January 14, 2022

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce
Chicken and Wine Cream Sauce served with Broccoli

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce is rich and delicious served with noodles and broccoli.

A few days ago, someone gave me a large container of heavy cream. As much as I like desserts, I really wanted to make a cream sauce with wine. It’s one of my favorite dishes.

Chicken Base

For years, I had cans of chicken broth in my cabinet for when I wanted to make risotto. There was only one problem – what to do with the rest of the can or box when I didn’t use it all up? Quite often I wound up with chicken-flavored science experiments in my refrigerator. My mother’s solution was to use bullion cubes – but they were so salty. Confession: when I was a kid and wanted something really salty, I would sneak one of those. When I found out about Better than Bullion, the dilemma was over. Now, I could make just enough broth for whatever the recipe called for. They have several varieties, chicken, beef, vegetable, ham, lobster, roasted garlic (the best garlic bread!), and turkey. They last a long time in the refrigerator so now I always have broth when I need it.

Mushrooms

When you get home from work, and you’re tired, and you really don’t want to cook, who wants to deal with slicing mushrooms and sauteing them? Anyone? Although fresh mushrooms are definitely my preference, bottled mushrooms will do in a pinch. I always have a few jars in my pantry in case I run out of fresh ones and want mushrooms in my dish.

If you are watching your waist, and don’t want to use cream, you might like my chicken with wine recipe, too.

chicken with wine and mushrooms mise en place
Mis En Place

This recipe was even more fun to do because Spane helped me make a video, and The Good Plate now has its own channel on Youtube. Maybe I can get a lot of subscribers and make some money, that would be nice, wouldn’t it? Well, if you like the video, please subscribe to the channel and watch for more cooking videos in the future.

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce

Chicken with Wine Cream Sauce is easy to prepare, rich and delicious. With few ingredients, it’s on the table in under an hour
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Difficulty: Easy
Newsletter: 2022-01-31
Servings (slide to adjust): 4 servings
Calories: 286kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Chicken breast, thinly sliced and cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Shallots in Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chicken Base
  • 1 cup Hot water
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup finely chopped parsley
  • cup sliced mushrooms, bottled are fine
Ingredients necessary for the recipe step are in italic.

Instructions

  • Mise en Place
    chicken with wine and mushrooms mise en place
  • 1 Chicken breast, 1 cup flour
    Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour.
  • 1 teaspoon butter, 1 tablespoon olive oil
    Heat a large pan and put in the butter and olive oil. Swirl the pan so that it is evenly coated.
  • Add the chicken pieces, but do not overcrowd. Do it in batches. Cook until one side had browned, then flip and brown the other side.
  • 1 tablespoon Shallots in Oil
    When all the pieces have been browned, remove them to a plate and set aside. Add the shallots to the pan and cook until they are translucent, about 2 minutes.
  • 1 teaspoon Chicken Base, 1 cup Hot water
    Combine the hot water and chicken base. Deglaze the pan with that.
  • Add the chicken back to the pan, cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • 1/2 cup white wine, 1/2 cup heavy cream
    Remove the cover and add the wine and cream.
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley, 1/8 cup sliced mushrooms
    Simmer for about 15 minutes and add the parsley and mushrooms.
  • Taste for seasoning, add salt and pepper as needed.
  • Plate with noodles and vegetables.

Video

Nutrition

Serving: 176gCalories: 286kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 8gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 146mgPotassium: 212mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1g
Got Questions? Let me know!Mention @arbpen or tag #arbpen!
Bookmark the permalink.

About arbpen

As an award-winning and serious home cook, I seriously believe there is no reason why you can't have a restaurant quality meal at home. One of the good things about eating at home is to save money, so armed with a good menu plan, a shopping list, and an appreciation of good food, we can all have gourmet food on a budget.

Comments are closed.