Easy Chicken & Mushrooms

Easy Chicken & Mushrooms

Easy Chicken & Mushrooms

Don't like squishy mushrooms? Just chop them up really fine. Mushrooms are immune system boosters. I like to put some broccoli florets on top of the rice during the last 2-3 minutes of cooking time to steam them for a healthy side vegetable.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Makes: 2 servings

Easy Chicken & Mushrooms


  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts (about 3/4 lb) cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup green onions, white & green parts
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms (4 large ones)

  • 1 cup milk (reduced fat or whole milk)
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste


  1. In a large pan, sauté chicken in 2 teaspoons hot oil over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt & pepper, stirring a few times. Remove to a foil-lined bowl.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, add 1 tsp. oil and saute onions & mushrooms about 4-5 minutes until soft.
  3. Whisk flour & milk together and add, with 1/2 tsp. salt & pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook until thickened, about 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in chicken with its juices. Serve over rice or noodles.

Notes: For more on this recipe in my blog click here.

18 Comments on "Easy Chicken & Mushrooms"

  1. Barb from Oregon, USA

    Used venison. Trying to wait til dinnertime to plunder.

    • Barb from Oregon, USA

      Oops, meant to comment on taco casserole. Yesterday I made no knead bread and ez choc cake.

  2. David Parish

    Simple and delicious. I tossed the chicken in a spicy rub before sautéing. The sauce was very tasty as it deglazed the cast iron pan. Next time I will use more mushrooms. I put it over rice as you suggested, which I had spiced with a bit of cumin, cardamom, turmeric, salt and a pat of butter. This I will make quite often.

  3. Susan

    Hi Jenny
    Can I substitute leaks for green onion in chicken mushroom dish?
    Thank you!

  4. Donna

    What kind of mushrooms do you use?

  5. Marta

    I am Polish too but lost some of the favorite recipes (Mom’s, Babcia’s, and other relatives.) So glad I found you. I just trust everything you make and I love watching your videos. So honest and no difficult-to-find ingredients.

    Love the ribs and EVERYTHING ELSE! Thanks for maintaining the website.

    Even though it’s not Polish, I will be trying the pizza. Can’t resist the easy crust.

  6. Mo

    This recipe was so easy but tastes like it took hours. Thanks Jenny!

  7. thelma

    Jenny religious observance prevents me from mixing milk and meat in cooking. Can you please suggest a substitute for the milk. Would non dairy almond milk work here? Thank you so much. I love your recipes

    • Jenny

      I have only used milk and don’t want to suggest something I have never tried. You may just have to try…

    • Jeanette

      Try using chicken broth instead of milk.good luck

    • Gina

      Seeing this long after the initial conversation, but I have a Cajun recipe similar to this one, but it calls for sour cream and chicken stock, then adding a little white wine instead of the milk (Justin Wilson recipe/popular in the early 70s on PBS). Simmer with sour cream and chicken stock covered until chicken is done. Add a little white wine and simmer uncovered for about 8-10 minutes. It’s also served over rice or noodles.

    • Cathy L.

      Hi. Although I have not tried it in this particular recipe, I use Jenny’s recipes all the time and often substitue either almond milk or coconut milk and they always come out fine.

  8. Amber

    Made this tonight. It was flavorful, but the sauce was thinner than I thought it would be so I served it as a soup. Is the sauce suppose to be thicker?

    • Jenny

      It’s not a thick sauce but it should be nowhere close to a soup. If you used fat free milk, it might have caused the sauce to be too thin. I’ve been making this dish for years and for me, the sauce is just right to coat the chicken and stir into the rice to make it creamy. Assuming you did not change the recipe, feel free to use a little more flour.

  9. Kitty

    When I need a recipe I check with Jenny. I am never disappointed .
    Thank you

  10. Ivonka

    Delicious! So easy and tastes as if I purchased it – so flavourful! I love all the recipes that I have attempted so far.

  11. Jonathan

    I love this recipe! Its super easy to make. The only downfall is that there is never any left overs. It doesnt matter if I double or even triple this recipe, its always GONE! My family really enjoys this meal. Thank you Jenny!

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