Chicken & Mushrooms with Lemon Sauce

chicken and mushrooms with lemon sauce

This recipe originally came from Wampler, but since I don’t think they are in business any more, I’ll post it here.  I love the chicken, mushroom, Parmesan combination and when you add a lemon sauce to it, it’s even better.

I’m sorry I didn’t get a very good picture.  I accidentally left it under the broiler just a little too long which didn’t make for the most attractive picture.  This one is a piece that was cut in half.  The appeal of this dish is more in the flavor than the looks department anyway.

Chicken & Mushrooms with Lemon Sauce
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4 - 6
  • 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ¾ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan
  1. Melt the butter in a skillet and sauté the chicken until just fully cooked.
  2. Remove the chicken and add the mushrooms. Sauté until soft.
  3. Combine the cornstarch and water. Add it to the skillet along with the wine, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  4. Stir and cook on high heat for 1 minute.
  5. Butterfly the chicken breasts (slice them horizontally, but not all the way through).
  6. Place some of the sauce and Parmesan inside each chicken breast and place it in a baking dish. Cover the chicken with the remaining sauce and Parmesan.
  7. Broil until lightly brown.


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6. Jessie (Tomato Soup Too)
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8. Mikki (Pork Loin with Apple-raisin sauce)
9. Rachel (Asian Lettuce Wraps)
10. Trish (Quick BBQ Pork Ribs)

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  1. glutenfree4goofs says

    Looks delicious! I like the stripes in the background :) I love almost anything chicken.
    Jessie at Blog Schmog

  2. The Food Allergy Coach says

    Mmm…lemon sauce sounds really good right now! My contribution is chicken fried steak and oven sweet potato fries. Much easier than it sounds…and watching Alton Brown on the Food Network convinced me that frying once in a while is OK – he did a demonstration where he used an entire bottle of oil, fried some foods, then poured the cooled oil back in the bottle – not much of it was gone! And you can reuse it.

  3. Amy Green (Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free) says

    I love naturally gluten-free recipes. I made a mushroom chicken dish last night and it was incredible.

    I am sharing a delicious, simple soup that will convince you to never open a can of tomato soup again.

    Thanks for hosting, Linda!!

  4. Babyfro says

    I've learned that in this house, a good lemon sauce will get my husband to eat just about anything, including his vegetables. This looks very yummy Linda. Thanks for sharing.

  5. trishtator says

    What a fun party you have going on here. I'm looking forward to trying some chicken and mushrooms!

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