As a busy mom, I’m always on the hunt for easy and flavorful weeknight dinners that will keep my picky eaters satisfied. And that’s why I’m so excited to share with you my new favorite dish: the Creamy Mushroom Skillet.
This dish has everything I love in a meal: tender juicy chicken thighs, nutty wild rice, tangy sun-dried tomatoes, and of course, the star ingredient, creamy mushrooms. And the best part? It only takes 45 minutes to an hour to bake, which means I can pop it in the oven while my kids are taking their baths after school and have it on the table in no time.
What ingredients do you need to make Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Skillet?
- Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs
- Sun-dried Tomatoes
- Mushrooms of choice, sliced
- Parmesan Cheese
- Cream of Mushroom
- Cream of Celery
- Dried Oregano
- Dried Rosemary
- Dried Sage
- Garlic Powder
- Wild Rice
- Chicken Stock or Broth
Now, I know what you’re thinking – “But my kids don’t eat mushrooms!” Trust me, I get it. But I promise you, this dish is so delicious that even the pickiest eaters won’t be able to resist. My own kids devoured it and asked for seconds, which is pretty much the highest praise I can give any recipe.
How do you make Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Skillet
- Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
- In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients except for the chicken, rice, and broth. Sit mixture to the side.
- In a cast iron skillet, pour in your rice and evenly cover the skillet.
- Add your chicken thighs on top of the rice, try not to overlap.
- Evenly pour your creamy mushroom mixture on top of the chicken.
- Using your spoon, create some holes in the mixture.
- Pour the chicken stock over the creamy mushroom chicken.
- Cover and place in the oven for 45 minutes to an 1 hour.
- Enjoy nice and hot.
What’s more is this Creamy Mushroom Skillet is a hearty meal that will leave even the pickiest eaters satisfied. Plus, the added bonus of it being a one-skillet meal means you won’t have to wash an abundance of pots and pans afterwards.
So if you’re looking for an easy and satisfying weeknight dinner that will please the whole family, give my Creamy Mushroom Skillet a try. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s full of flavor and takes minimal effort to make. And who knows, it just might be your new favorite dish too.
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4–6 Boneless and Skinless Chicken Thighs
1/2c Sun-dried Tomatoes, diced
1c Mushrooms of choice, sliced
1c Shredded Parmesan Cheese
8oz Cream of Mushroom
8oz Cream of Celery
2tsp Dried Oregano
1/2tsp Dried Rosemary
1/2tsp Dried Sage
1tsp Garlic Powder
2c Wild Rice
3c Chicken Stock or Broth
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients except for the chicken, rice, and broth. Sit mixture to the side.
In a cast iron skillet, pour in your rice and evenly cover the skillet.
Add your chicken thighs on top of the rice, try not to overlap.
Evenly pour your creamy mushroom mixture on top of the chicken.
Using your spoon, create some holes in the mixture.
Pour the chicken stock over the creamy mushroom chicken.
Cover and place in the oven for 45 minutes to an 1 hour.
Enjoy nice and hot.