Glossy Chicken Fricassee

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Wash the chicken pieces and dry with paper towels.
  • In a deep saute pan, over medium heat, put half of the butter and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Add half the chicken and brown all sides about 10 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • Repeat with the remaining butter and chicken.
  • Transfer the fried chicken to pan and sprinkle with flour, making sure all pieces are covered.
  • Simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Add the wine, bringing up the temperature until it reaches boiling point.
  • Then add the chicken stock and keep stirring until it is well mixed.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook for 25 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Sauce:
  • In a frying pan, heat remaining butter over medium heat.
  • Add the scallions, mushrooms and lemon juice.
  • Cook 3 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • In the same pan, add shallots, water and sugar.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes until soft.
  • Add this mix to reserved mushrooms.
  • Carefully transfer the chicken to a serving platter and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  • Boil the sauce until it is the consistency of a smooth gravy.
  • Add the cream, mushrooms and shallots.
  • Season with salt and pepper if necessary and cook 2 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken.
  • Sprinkle with parsley before serving.
  • Serves 4.