Thursday, 29 March 2012

Chicken and Mushrooms


Chicken with Mushrooms and garden salad. 
Another quick fry chicken and a side salad. It's the weekday quick protein and veggie dinner.

You will need:


Chicken

  • 2 chicken breasts- sliced to butterfly and pounded flat
  • 2 cups -any mushroom you like
  • salt/pepper
  • 1 tsp dry oregano (more if you like)
  • 2-3 tbsps white wine
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley 
Salad

  • cucumber
  • romaine lettuce
  • tomato
  • 1 tsp oregano (dry)
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt/pepper




Step 1: slice chicken until almost cut in two allowing the breast to be pounded flat(butterflied) between wax paper. Sprinkle both sides with oregano, salt and pepper.


Step 2: in a bowl add all vegetables and oregano. Wait until just before serving to add vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper


Step 3: in a hot pan quickly fry chicken on both sides . When cooked remove and deglaze pan with a splash of white wine. Cook for 2-3 minutes and turn off heat, finally add butter and it should make a simple pan sauce.


Step 4: In another pan fry mushrooms, garlic and parsley with a bit of olive oil. Once cooked add the pan sauce you made earlier.

Step 5: Finish salad by adding oil and vinegar. Toss.

Step 6: Serve chicken with mushrooms, sauce and salad.





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