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Chicken with Mushrooms and Peas

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Chicken with Cremini Mushrooms and Peas
Pollo con Cremini di Funghi e Piselli
by James Belardo

We’re always looking for quick, easy, delicious and nourishing meals, our recipe for Chicken with Cremini Mushrooms and Peas may just fit the bill. This versatile dish can be served with rice, egg noodles or another broad pasta such as pappardelle or tagliatelle.

Ingredients
2 chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 onion, cut in pieces
3/4 cup frozen peas
2 cup sliced Cremini Mushrooms
2-3 cloves garlic
3/4 – 1 cup white wine (Pinot Grigio)
1 cup chicken stock
2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
butter
Rosemary
Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes) (optional)
Salt and Pepper
Flat-leaf Parsley

Starch
rice (brown)
egg noodles
pappardelle or tagliatelle

Chicken Prep
1. Cut chicken breasts into 1″ chunks and marinade in white wine, Worcestershire sauce and olive oil for about 1/2 – 3/4 hour
2. remove from marinade and let sit (and drain) for about 20 minutes, do not throw away marinade.
optional 3. Dredge/coat chicken chunks with flour, salt, pepper and hand crushed (dry) rosemary

Directions
1. Preheat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tbsp of butter in a large deep skillet.Sauté onions, garlic and hot pepper flakes (optional) until onions begin to show some transparency.
#Homemade #Chicken with #Mushrooms & #Peas #CucinaDelloZio - sauté onions garlic & peppers

2. Add the chicken (add salt, pepper and rosemary if not using dredged chicken)
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3. Add the mushrooms and 2 tbsp of butter.
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4. Once the mushrooms begin to soften, add the leftover marinade (top up to 3/4 cup with wine). Let come to a simmer
#Homemade #Chicken with #Mushrooms & #Peas #CucinaDelloZio - reintroduce marinade

5. add the peas and mix well. If the peas were frozen, cook them in boiling water for a few minutes
#Homemade #Chicken with #Mushrooms & #Peas #CucinaDelloZio - the peas

6. Add the cup of chicken stock, let simmer on medium/low heat until reduced by no more than 50%
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7. Add chopped flat-leaf parsley
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Serve over rice or pasta with cut parsley on top

Enjoy

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Written by Zio James

September 28, 2015 at 5:50 PM

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