Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

A delicious, old-fashioned splurge. I serve this with very buttery mashed potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt, pepper and generous amount of paprika.
  3. Add to skillet and cook until beginning to color, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer chicken to plate.
  5. Add onions to skillet, stir to coat with butter and scrape up any browned bits.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  7. Set chicken atop onions.
  8. Add wine and bay leaves to skillet.
  9. Increase heat and boil until most of wine evaporates and mixture is syrupy, about 8 minutes.
  10. Add broth; bring to boil.
  11. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through, turning occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  12. Transfer chicken to platter.
  13. Tent with foil.
  14. Mix flour and 3 tablespoons water in small bowl until smooth.
  15. Add to broth in skillet and mix until smooth.
  16. Add cream and mace.
  17. Boil until thickened to sauce consistency, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  18. Return chicken and simmer until heated through.
  19. Taste sauce and adjust seasonings.
  20. Serve.
Most Helpful

Delicious smothered chicken! The wine and nutmeg really set it apart from others I've tried, I really like this one most of all.. Your suggestion to serve with 'very buttery mashed potatoes' is especially what drew me to this, lol.. This is a great comfort food, and my kids were going bonkers while it was cooking - the house smells fantastic when its cooking.. thanks for posting..

steve in FL July 01, 2008

Exceptional and terrific comfort food, loved by all including my picky eaters. A must have for anyone's repetoire.

Vontrottzu December 12, 2005