Chicken Saute with Wild Rice

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I believe this came out of a Good Housekeeping mag back in the early 80's,when I was still a "blushing bride" and a very inexperienced cook.I absolutely love the taste of the sauce,and these days, I make the rice without the veggies in it,and make some broccoli or asparagus on the side

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onion and celery in 1 tbl.
  2. of butter in a medium saucepan until tender.
  3. Add water,rice mix and mushrooms;bring to a boil and cover and simmer.
  4. Pound chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thickness.
  5. Combine flour,sage and thyme.
  6. Coat the breasts with the flour mixture,and reserve remaining flour.
  7. Melt the remaining butter in a large skillet.
  8. Saute the breasts till cooked through and golden on each side.
  9. Remove from the pan and keep warm.
  10. Add chicken broth and reserved flour mixture to the skillet,stirring to loosen browned bits.
  11. Heat until the sauce bubbles,and stir constantly until the mixture thickens,about 5 minutes.
  12. Arrange the rice and chicken on your plate,and pour some sauce over your chicken.


Most Helpful

Made in honor of our dear friend MEP. This was for the cook-a-thon given in her honor. I did change part of this recipe and made more of a white gravy to have over the rice. I used real sliced mushrooms and saute them with the celery and onion. I than fried the chicken as stated and removed and made a white gravy with whipping cream and the chicken broth. Lefted out the thyme as we are not fans of this spice. It was a delicious dish and I served recipe#49397 and green peas with this meal.

Marsha D. July 22, 2009

My husband asked me when will I be making this again. ;) I made a few changes and switches: fresh mushrooms instead of canned and subbed French tarragon for thyme. I made a mistake (partly because I didn't read through the directions first!) by forgetting to add the celery, onion and mushrooms to the rice. I sauteed the mixture in a separate pan and honestly, I think I liked it better that way because the celery still had some "bite" to it. The sauce only took about 1 minute to thicken, too. I will definitely be preparing this again soon because it was delicious, quick and easy. For MEP.

COOKGIRl July 20, 2009

Delicious! A winning combo and makes such a nice presentation too! I might cut back on the sage a bit the next time as a personal choice, but overall, its a delicious dish sure to please! Made for the Cookathon in memory of MEP 09'

Breezytoo July 14, 2009

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