Cider Chicken in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce



This was totally scrummy. I was a little sceptical about adding the anchovies as hubby doesn't like them - but he didn't even know they were in there! This is going on the make again pile.

Ingredients
2 tbsp olive oil
2 shallots
3 chicken breasts
2 anchovy fillets
200ml cider
150g button mushrooms
4 tbsp double cream
2 tbsp flatleaf parsley

MethodStep 1: Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan and gently fry 2 shallots, sliced, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add 3 chicken breasts, sliced, and brown all over.
Step 2: Add 2 anchovy fillets and fry for a few minutes. Pour in 200ml cider and cook for 10 minutes, until reduced.
Step 3: Meanwhile, melt a knob of butter in a pan and gently fry 150g button mushrooms, halved, until tender. Stir 4 tbsp double cream, a squeeze of lemon juice and 2 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley into the pan with the chicken and season.

I served this dish with some rice and steamed spinach.

Recipe Source: Delcious Magazine

10 comments:

  1. Oh yummy! I'd make this & just leave the anchovies out

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  2. Looks delicious but have not managed to make myself like cider, yet!

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  3. I've had something very similar to this, minus the cider and anchovies. Looks really delish but I would also omit the achovies!

    Maria
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  4. Mmm. Rich, creamy and so delicious. This is my kind of meal.

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  5. Looks very creamy and very comforting!

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  6. Isn't it great when you find a recipe that you really like and want to make again? Mind you, I'm not surprised, it looks perfectly delish.

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  7. It does look totally scrummy!!

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  8. Well I love anchovies! This looks delicious.

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  9. Oh yeah, if the anchovies aren't overwhelming, they just give a wonderful, salty, "hmm, what is that?" quality.

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  10. Looks such a delicious dish - creamy mushroom sauce and cider chicken.... Oh yes 'm sold on this recipe!

    Rosie x

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