I have always been a fan of one-pan dinners…they just make my time in the kitchen so much easier. One night, I had some mushrooms that needed to be used ASAP, so I threw together this Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken Recipe that you guys are going to love! It’s not often that I make creamy skillet meals because they can tend to be pretty caloric. But now with the changes in the new Weight Watchers Freestyle program, I’m able to splurge my Points a bit on the good stuff. And by good stuff, I mean creamy sauces that are so velvety and decadent that it feels like I’m indulging at my favorite restaurant.

I know that some people have very strong opinions about mushrooms – they either love them or hate them. But I’m on Team Mushroom Love, so this dish has become a fast favorite of mine. Tender, juicy chicken smothered in a creamy, garlic mushroom sauce, all in just 30 minutes. What’s not to love?!

You can eat it as is, or serve over pasta or rice. But since I’m watching my Points, I’ll often just serve this with some steamed or roasted vegetables. I let that heavenly mushroom garlic sauce ooze over my veggies, and it is divine!

At just 6 Points per serving, this is one incredible 30-minute meal that your whole family will love, just as much as mine did.

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Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken Recipe
A quick, easy, one-pan dinner recipe that delivers tender chicken smothered with a velvety mushroom sauce.
Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken Recipe
Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
4 servings 15 minutes 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 5 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 cup fat free chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Split chicken breasts, lengthwise, into 4 fillets. Season both sides with salt and pepper. Add flour and onion powder to a shallow bowl. Dredge each chicken fillet in the flour.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add butter and oil to a pan. When the butter has melted, add the chicken fillets. Cook until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes on each side. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add garlic and mushrooms to pan, and saute until tender.
  4. Stir in chicken stock and let it come to a simmer. Scrape the pan to remove all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  5. Turn off heat, then add in heavy cream and mix. Transfer the chicken back into the pan, and heat on medium heat for another 2 minutes, until the dish is hot. Spoon mushroom sauce over each piece before serving.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 chicken fillet with sauce
Each serving = 6 Points*
*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mushroom Garlic Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Potassium 223mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 9.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1.5g
Protein 29g 58%
Calcium 3%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. The recipe looks delicious, but there is no mention of mushrooms in the ingredient list.

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