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Mushroom Cheese & Chicken Skillet

Mushroom Cheese & Chicken Skillet recipe! Packed with flavors and oozing with cheesy goodness, this dish is bound to become a family favorite. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through the ingredients, step-by-step directions, and even share some tips and tricks to make this recipe a guaranteed success.

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3-4 chicken cutlets or chicken scallopini 1 tsp of garlic powder Salt and pepper, to taste About 1/2 cup of flour (I recommend using Wondra) 1 tbsp of olive oil 2 tbsp of butter (divided) 12 oz. of sliced white mushrooms 1 tsp of thyme 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper 1 sliced white onion 5 cloves of chopped garlic 1/2 cup of white wine 1/4 cup of chicken stock Sliced fresh mozzarella cheese (2 slices per chicken breast) About 4 tbsp of grated pecorino romano cheese Fresh parsley, for garnish #ChickenBreastRecipes #ChickenSkillet #chickenmarsala

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Mushroom & Cheese Chicken Skillet Recipe

Melissa Jo

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 chicken cutlets or chicken scallopini
  • 1 tsp of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • About 1/2 cup of flour I recommend using Wondra
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tbsp of butter divided
  • 12 oz. of sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 tsp of thyme
  • 1/4 tsp of crushed red pepper
  • 1 sliced white onion
  • 5 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1/4 cup of chicken stock
  • Sliced fresh mozzarella cheese 2 slices per chicken breast
  • About 4 tbsp of grated pecorino romano cheese
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions
 

Prepare the Chicken:

  • Pat the chicken cutlets dry and ensure they are at room temperature.
  • If using chicken breasts, butterfly them and pound them to a thin evenness.
  • Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Dredge the chicken in flour, shaking off the excess. Set aside.

Sear the Chicken:

  • Heat an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add olive oil and 1 tbsp of butter to the skillet.
  • Brown the chicken on each side for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Once cooked, transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.

Sauté the Mushrooms and Aromatics:

  • In the same skillet, add another tbsp of butter and the sliced mushrooms and sprinkle with salt.
  • Sauté until the mushrooms are just soft.
  • Add the sliced onions and chopped garlic, and sauté until golden brown.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and thyme & crushed red pepper.

Combine and Bake:

  • Pour in the white wine and chicken stock, allowing the alcohol to burn our and simmer on medium-low to let the flavors to meld & thicken a bit.
  • Return the seared chicken to the skillet, along with any accumulated juices.
  • Spoon the mushroom mixture over the chicken to smother it.

Add Cheese and Bake:

  • Place 2 slices of fresh mozzarella on top of each chicken breast.
  • Sprinkle grated pecorino romano cheese over the chicken.

Bake to Perfection:

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (220 degrees Celsius).
  • Place the skillet in the oven and cook, uncovered, until the cheese is melted and slightly browned.

Serve and Garnish:

  • Remove the skillet from the oven and garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Serve the Mushroom Cheese & Chicken Skillet hot and enjoy!

Notes

  • For extra tender chicken, make sure to pound it to an even thickness.
  • Wondra flour creates a light and crispy coating.
  • Use an oven-safe skillet to avoid transferring the dish between pans.
  • Experiment with different types of mushrooms for varied flavors.
 
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Directions:
  1. Prepare the Chicken:
    • Pat the chicken cutlets dry and ensure they are at room temperature.
    • If using chicken breasts, butterfly them and pound them to a thin evenness.
    • Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
    • Dredge the chicken in flour, shaking off the excess. Set aside.
  2. Sear the Chicken:
    • Heat an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
    • Add olive oil and 1 tbsp of butter to the skillet.
    • Brown the chicken on each side for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.
    • Once cooked, transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.
  3. Sauté the Mushrooms and Aromatics:
    • In the same skillet, add another tbsp of butter and the sliced mushrooms and sprinkle with salt.
    • Sauté until the mushrooms are just soft.
    • Add the sliced onions and chopped garlic, and sauté until golden brown.
    • Season with salt, pepper, and thyme & crushed red pepper.
  4. Combine and Bake:
    • Pour in the white wine and chicken stock, allowing the alcohol to burn our and simmer on medium-low to let the flavors to meld & thicken a bit.
    • Return the seared chicken to the skillet, along with any accumulated juices.
    • Spoon the mushroom mixture over the chicken to smother it.
  5. Add Cheese and Bake:
    • Place 2 slices of fresh mozzarella on top of each chicken breast.
    • Sprinkle grated pecorino romano cheese over the chicken.
  6. Bake to Perfection:
    • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit (220 degrees Celsius).
    • Place the skillet in the oven and cook, uncovered, until the cheese is melted and slightly browned.
  7. Serve and Garnish:
    • Remove the skillet from the oven and garnish with fresh parsley.
    • Serve the Mushroom Cheese & Chicken Skillet hot and enjoy!
 

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