Solo Smothered Chicken Breast

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

The efficency of this quick solo lunch is improved by using canned mushrroms and quality and flavor is not compromised

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium size cast iron frying pan, heat the oil and butter and stir until the butter nolonger foams.
  2. Add the thawed chicken breast and fry on one side for 4 minutes.
  3. Turn the breast over and add the onions, continue to fry for 2 minutes add the mushrooms, and continue to cook for two more minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Reduce heat and check for an internal temperature of 160 degrees (F).
  6. If more time is required, scoop the onion/mushroom mixture on top of the chicken and cook until the meat is completely done.
  7. Serve with cold potato salad or rice.
  8. OPTIONAL: After removing the chicken, add one tablespoon of flour to the hot pan, stir and then add the saved liquid from the mushrooms to make a gravy.


Most Helpful

I always love a simple recipe that taste good! Thank you for posting this. I used fresh mushrooms and garlic. LOVED this!

debo021473 April 07, 2012

Excellent, simple recipe. It's surprising how good so few ingredients can be. I used fresh mushrooms, washed and then soaked in a little chicken broth for a few minutes before adding. Another variation is to simmer the mushrooms for a minute or so in chicken broth before adding. And the gravy was almost the best part. Thanks!

jak_jr February 21, 2010

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