Chicken And Mushroom Casserole Recipe
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CHICKEN AND MUSHROOM CASSEROLE - Easy and delicious creamy Chicken and Mushroom Casserole, a family favorite meal! Easiest, tastiest weeknight dinner ever!
For the chicken and mushroom casserole:
  • 2-3 large boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch thick strips
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided or vegetable oil
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour to coat the chicken
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
For the sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice to taste
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, for garnish
To make chicken and mushroom casserole:
  1. Heat oven to 350 F degrees
  2. Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper
  3. Add the flour to a shallow dish
  4. Coat both sides of the chicken with flour, shake off excess flour
  5. In a large skillet heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat
  6. Golden brown chicken on both sides
  7. Note that the chicken doesn't have to be cooked thoroughly because it will finish cooking in the oven
  8. Transfer chicken in 8x8 inch baking dish
  9. Add 3 tablespoons oil to the same skillet with sliced mushrooms and diced onions and cook until golden brown
  10. Add minced garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes
  11. Spread mushroom mixture over the chicken
To make sauce:
  1. In the same pan you have been using melt butter add flour and whisk until lightly golden
  2. Add chicken broth, salt and pepper to taste, lemon juice and whisk until smooth
  3. Add milk and heavy cream and bring to a simmer
  4. Pour the sauce over the chicken and mushrooms
  5. Cover dish with foil and bake for 30-35 minutes
  6. Garnish with parsley and serve
It is perfect stirred with pasta, rice or mashed potatoes. Substitute fat free milk and fat free chicken broth and it worked.
Recipe by Yummiest Food Recipes at