This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of NatureRaised Farms for Skillet Chicken Cutlets. The opinions and text are all mine.
One skillet for sauteed chicken cutlets topped with a deliciously, creamy Riesling mushroom sauce is a quick and healthy recipe for a weeknight dinner.
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Let’s do this! Let’s continue to get healthy or stay healthy with delicious and easy food. The best way to do that is to stock up on healthy food in your freezer, refrigerator and pantry. If I have healthy food on hand, I am much less likely to call for pizza. For instance, in my freezer, I keep lean protein, frozen vegetables, nuts and seeds. Next in my pantry, I have spices, beans, whole grains and canned tomatoes. Finally in my refrigerator you will find lots of reduced fat dairy products, fresh fruit and vegetables, hot sauce and pickles. All ingredients to create a healthy meal any time of the day.
I recently went to my local Sam’s Club to stock up on some of my healthy staples.. I filled my freezer with NatureRaised Farms Fresh Chicken Breasts and whole chickens. They are 99% fat-free with no added preservatives or artificial ingredients. Their whole chickens have no antibiotics, steroids or hormones, and fed with 100% vegetarian diet. Don’t be afraid to buy a whole chicken. Roast the whole chicken for a Sunday dinner, and you have leftovers for the week.
Think chicken salad, chicken soup, chicken wraps – easy things you can grab and go. Chicken Breasts are perfect for quick weeknight meals like this one, Skillet Chicken Cutlets in Riesling Mushroom Sauce. I was craving a chicken stew like Chicken in Riesling but did not have a couple of hours to braise the chicken. So I turned it into a quick, one skillet recipe. I still get all the flavor of the delicious stew, just in a quick weeknight meal.
To speed up the cooking time, I cut the breasts in half then pounded them into thin cutlets. This means they will cook in minutes. Plus you can get some aggression out, pounding these chicken breasts into thin cutlets. Just beware, it won’t take long. You do not want to obliterate them. After you cook the chicken, use the same skillet to make your sauce. All that lovely chicken flavor left in the pan will be the base of a delicious sauce. You don’t want to waste that flavor.
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Skillet Chicken Cutlets in Riesling Mushroom Sauce
Skillet Chicken Cutlets in Riesling Mushroom Sauce
- 1 lb . NatureRaised Farms chicken breasts , boneless and skinless
- ¾ tsp . , kosher salt, divided
- 1/4 tsp . fresh ground black pepper , divided
- ¼ cup flour
- 2 tsp . grape seed oil
- ¼ cup minced shallot
- 1 garlic clove , minced
- 8 oz . sliced mushrooms
- ½ tsp . sweet paprika
- ½ cup Riesling
- ¾ cup chicken broth
- ¼ cup light sour cream
- 2 tsp . chopped fresh sage
Place flour in a shallow dish.
Cut each breast in half lengthwise so you have four long but thin pieces.
Place one piece into a zip lock bag with 1 tbsp. of water.
Close the bag and pound out the chicken until it is about ¼ inch thick. Repeat with remaining chicken.
Sprinkle both sides of the chicken with ¼ tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper.
Dredge in the flour.
In a large, non-stick skillet over medium high heat, heat the oil until it is very hot.
Place chicken into the pan. You want it to sizzle at it is put in. You may need to do this in batches. Cook for 2 minutes per side or until done.
Place chicken on a plate and cover with foil.
Add shallots and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add mushrooms, ½ tsp. salt and paprika. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms start to brown, about 5 minutes.
Stir in the wine and cook until evaporated, about 1 minute.
Add chicken broth and warm through.
Turn off the heat and stir in the sour cream and sage.
Pour sauce over the chicken and serve.
I calculated 6 Weight Watcher Smart Points
Happy Healthy Eating,
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of NatureRaised Farms Fresh Chicken. The opinions and text are all mine.