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Chicken with mushroom sauce and pilaf

Updated: Jun 6, 2021


2 chicken breast fillets

salt, black pepper & garlic powder

1 1/2 tbsp plain flour

1 tbsp olive oil

1 1/2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp white wine

For mushroom sauce:

1/4 onion-finely chopped

120g mushrooms- slice thinly

11/2 plain flour

I tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp butter

250ml chicken stock

salt and black pepper

For the Pilaf:

300g rice- wash rice thoroughly and dry in a

colander for 1 hour before cooking

400ml chicken stock

3 tbsp butter

1/2 onion- finely chopped

pinch of salt

handful frozen peas

parsley for garnish

Serves 2


1. Cut breast chicken into 4 pieces to make 8 pieces. Season both sides with salt,

black pepper and garlic powder, then sprinkle flour.

2. Heat a frying pan, add oil, butter and fry chicken on medium heat until a little

browned, turning once, cook for another 2 mins, and then add wine and quickly

put the lid on and turn off the heat – Set aside to rest.

3. For the mushroom sauce, first heat another frying pan, add oil and butter.

Fry onion on low heat for 5 minutes, and then add the mushrooms. Fry until they

become softer then add flour, add chicken stock and bring to boil. Add sauce to the

pan that the chicken is resting in and simmer over low heat for 25 minutes

(keeping the lid on).

4. While the chicken simmers away, make the pilaf. Start by warming up the

chicken stock.

5. Heat butter in a frying pan, lower the heat, add onion and cook for 3 minutes.

Add rice, fry until transparent on medium-low heat. Add stock and bring to boil,

lower the heat and cook for 20 minutes.

7. Blanche the Peas in boiling water while the pilaf cooks.

Serve rice, chicken on the plate with peas.


You can use any type of mushrooms. You can enjoy this dish with rice, mash


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