Chicken with mushroom sauce

30 min.
Chicken and mushroom sauce are a dynamic duo! Imagine the delicious taste of juicy, succulent chicken thighs paired with a rich and creamy sauce loaded with the earthy flavors of mushrooms, garlic, and rosemary. It is a match made in heaven, and it is so easy to make in the comfort of your own home. So, grab your apron, gather the ingredients, and get cooking! This is the perfect, easy meal for iftar!





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Season the chicken well with salt and pepper before cooking. This will help bring out its natural flavour and create delicious and juicy grilled meat. Fry the meat evenly on both sides until it is fully cooked through. 

You can use a meat thermometer to check the doneness of the meat. Once it reaches an internal temperature of 74°C, it should be done. If you do not have a meat thermometer, there are a few alternative methods to check if it is done.

One way is to make a small cut near the bone and look at the colour of the meat. If it is white and fully cooked all the way through, the meat is done. Another method is pressing down on the meat with a fork or finger. If it feels firm and the juices run clear, it is likely fully cooked. However, these methods may not be as reliable as using a thermometer.

Questions about chicken with mushroom sauce

Have you ever savoured the taste of juicy chicken with mushroom sauce? Here is your chance with our easy recipe that you can read more about below.
How to make chicken with mushroom sauce?

It is incredibly easy to make chicken with mushroom sauce. Grill chicken thighs on a pan with salt and pepper for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce in another pan with garlic, mushrooms, rosemary, butter, flour, and cooking cream. Whisk the ingredients together and bring the sauce to a simmer until it has a thick and smooth consistency. Season with salt and pepper and serve on top of the fried chicken.

What cut of chicken to use for chicken with mushroom sauce?

The best cut for chicken with mushroom sauce is thighs with skin and bone. Because they contain more fat than other cuts, they become extra tender and juicy when cooked properly, making them ideal for dishes that benefit from rich, savoury flavours.

How to make creamy rosemary mushroom sauce?

To make a mushroom cream sauce, sauté garlic and mushrooms over medium-high heat until the mushrooms are golden brown. Next, add rosemary, butter, and flour to the pan and cook for an additional minute. Then, slowly pour in the cream while continuously whisking to ensure a smooth mixture. Continue to whisk and bring it to a simmer until it thickens. Finally, season with salt and pepper and serve the mushroom sauce with chicken thighs.

How to make juicy grilled chicken thighs?

To make juicy grilled chicken thighs, it is important to cook them to the right temperature to ensure they are fully cooked and juicy. The internal temperature should reach 74°C when measured with a meat thermometer. To check, insert the thermometer into the thickest part of the thigh, avoiding the bone. Once the temperature reaches 74°C, the meat should be fully cooked and safe to eat. Overcooking can result in dry, tough meat, so monitor the temperature carefully.

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Grilled chicken with mushroom sauce

Grilled chicken with mushroom sauce is a classic dish that combines juicy, tender chicken with a rich, savoury sauce. The secret to making the chicken extra delicious is all in the pan-frying – getting the perfect char on the outside while keeping the inside juicy and tender. It makes the perfect complement to the velvety texture of the mushroom sauce, making for a truly delightful meal.

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Easy cream of mushroom sauce for chicken

The creamy mushroom sauce is what ties the dish together. The perfect blend of tender mushrooms, spices, herbs, and creamy cooking cream creates a sauce that is both rich and savoury, adding a depth of flavour to the dish that is simply unbeatable. The texture of the sauce is velvety and smooth with just the right amount of thickness to perfectly coat each bite. The creamy goodness complements the crispy exterior and juicy interior of the grilled meat perfectly, making each bite unbelievably scrumptious. If you love to keep things simple, serve the chicken and mushroom cream sauce with plain, steamed rice, which acts as the perfect vessel for soaking up all the flavours of the sauce.

Delicious rosemary and garlic flavour

The addition of rosemary and garlic only adds to the depth of the mushroom sauce. Rosemary brings a bold, herbal flavour with a hint of earthiness that perfectly complements the rich, savoury taste of the mushrooms. Garlic, on the other hand, adds a pungent, aromatic flavour that adds depth and balance to the sauce. The herbal notes from the rosemary and the pungent taste of the garlic enhance the flavours of the juicy, tender meat, creating an irresistible taste you do not want to miss out on.

Make it your own

You can easily adapt the recipe for chicken with mushroom sauce to suit your personal tastes and preferences. Whether you are looking to experiment with different flavours or ingredients, our chicken with mushroom sauce recipe is perfect for you to put your own spin on it.

Try adding different types of mushrooms, such as shiitake or oyster mushrooms. Shiitake mushrooms have a rich, meaty flavour with a slightly earthy and smoky taste. Their chewy texture and meaty aroma are a great addition to the dish. If you prefer a more delicate taste, oyster mushrooms are a great choice as they have a delicate, subtly sweet and nutty flavour with a tender, velvety texture that makes them perfect for use in sauces and soups. To counterbalance the rich and decadent flavours of the mushroom sauce and chicken thighs, you can also add a splash of freshly squeezed lemon juice for a burst of freshness.

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