Creamy Mushroom Chicken

creamy mushroom chicken

4.8 from 6 reviews

This one pot creamy mushroom chicken is what comfort food is all about.  It is rich, flavorful, and comes together in under 20 minutes. Cozy up this Winter with this new family favorite.



  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 11/2  teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces bella mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/3 cup onions (finely diced)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 3/4  cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Add 1 tablespoon to a large skillet set over medium-high heat.   Lightly season chicken thighs with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 pinch of pepper.   Carefully place chicken onto skillet and let brown on one side for 2-3 minutes.  Turn and brown on the other side for an additional 2 minutes.   Remove chicken from skillet and let rest.
  2. Use an additional tablespoon of olive oil to skillet and add onions, mushrooms, remaining salt & pepper, thyme, and garlic.   Cook over low-medium heat for 4-5 minutes until tender.
  3. Deglaze skillet with chicken stock and scrape any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.   Add heavy cream, mustard, lemon juice, and parmesan cheese.   Whisk well to combine and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Return chicken to the pan and let cook for an additional 5-6 minutes until chicken is completely cooked through.
  5. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley to serve if desired.


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