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Creamed Mushroom and Brie Chicken…the best any night of the week dinner that also feels extra special. Lightly seared chicken with nutty browned butter and plenty of herbs. This chicken is finished in a simple white wine pan sauce with caramelized mushrooms and brie for a touch of decadence. It’s delicious, especially when served over creamy herby mashed potatoes or pasta. Every bite is layered with caramelized mushrooms and a deliciously creamy cheese sauce.

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So many of my recipes have a story behind them. Maybe a family member requested a dish or I’ll make something with a memory in mind. Sometimes I have one idea, test it, and the final outcome ends up being a recipe that’s totally different than the original idea (and much better).

But this recipe? The story is so simple. I had chicken, mushrooms, wine, and cream, and it was our first cold, snowy night in October. I just wanted to make something that would be quick and comforting with what I had on hand. Because going outside just did not look fun.

Enter this chicken…which I guess did have a mini-story.

It’s lightly inspired by a french style white wine braised chicken, but made in a much simpler way.

There’s so much flavor and deliciousness to this dish, and while it is not my prettiest recipe ever, it’s truly delicious. And simple, which we can all welcome with open arms.

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The details

Start with the chicken. Instead of dredging the chicken in flour, or doing anything fancy to it, we’re keeping it simple. Just salt and pepper and then a quick sear on either side. Add in a little butter and let it slowly brown around the chicken.

Next, toss in all the mushrooms and cook them together with some shallots and fresh herbs. If you don’t have fresh herbs on hand, dried is great too!

Now, add the wine. The wine, while not necessary, really adds great flavor to this dish. Simmer it down to cook out the alcohol flavor a bit. If you don’t drink or cook with wine, chicken broth works great too!

Then finish the sauce off with a good splash of cream.

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Now the brie

The brie was added very spur of the moment, but it was such a good addition. It really makes this sauce extra special, which I think is nice with all fall dinners.

The brie adds a richness and creaminess and I love the flavor when paired with the mushrooms.

Finish the chicken in the oven, then top with fresh herbs.

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For serving

We love our carbs over here, so I served this saucy, creamy chicken over twirls of pasta. Twas’ delicious.

Other sides options that would be great? Definitely mashed potatoes, steamed rice, or, if you’re looking for something on the lighter side, spaghetti squash is always a delicious healthy option.

You can’t go wrong either way. The sauce makes just about anything you serve alongside it great. Bread and side salad would make this meal perfectly complete!

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Looking for other simple dinners? Here are my favorites: 

One Skillet Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken and Orzo

Herby Buttered Balsamic Mushroom Ravioli

Spicy Pesto Pasta Alla Vodka

Creamy Balsamic Mushroom Chicken Marsala

Lastly, if you make this Creamed Mushroom and Brie Chicken, be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! Above all, I love to hear from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every comment. And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!

Creamed Mushroom and Brie Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: 6
Calories Per Serving: 472 kcal

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  • 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Sear on both sides until golden, about 3-5 minutes per side. Add 1 tablespoon butter and allow the butter to brown around the chicken, about 2 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet.
    3. To the skillet, add the mushrooms. Cook undisturbed for 5 minutes or until golden. Add 2 tablespoons butter, the shallots, thyme, sage, oregano, and a pinch each of salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook 4-5 minutes, until fragrant. Add the garlic. Cook another 2-3 minutes, until the mushrooms have caramelized.
    4. Pour in the wine. Cook 10 minutes until reduced slightly, then pour in the cream and stir in the brie. Nestle the chicken into the sauce. Bake 20 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through.
    5. Serve the chicken and sauce over mashed potatoes, pasta, or steamed rice. Top with fresh thyme or parsley.
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  1. 5 stars
    Tieghan, this recipe is pure decadence ! My youngest sister got me your cook book for my retirement from he corporate world after almost 30 years. Since then I’ve been working on become the domestic wife/mom goddess I’ve always wanted to be, LOL ! I made this tonight for my hubby and two sons and it was so damn delicious ! I served it with cauliflower rice for hubby and I, and pasta for my boys. I made asparagus as a side. Now, I want to have some friends over to serve this amazing meal ! Can’t wait to try more of your amazing creations. You inspire me

    1. Hey Shannon,
      Awesome!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! Thanks so much for your kind message and making so many recipes. Have the best weekend:) xTieghan

  2. Tieghan, this was SO dang good!! Perfection!! We had ours over spaghetti squash…strongly recommend!!

    1. Hey Kristen,
      Happy Sunday!! I am thrilled to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks a lot for trying it out! xTieghan

  3. 5 stars
    This is THE BEST dish i’ve ever cooked! So happy that i discover you ❤️❤️❤️ I love it

    1. Hey Ana,
      Wonderful!! Thank you so much for making the recipe, I am so glad to hear that it was enjoyed!! Have the best week:) xxT

  4. 5 stars
    This was fantastic! I did a split amount of baby bella and shiitake mushrooms and we can’t wait to make it again. Thanks for another great, and relatively simple recipe! We servered over noodles.

    1. Hey Sarah,
      Happy Sunday!! I love hearing that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks a bunch for trying it out and sharing your feedback!! xTieghan

  5. 5 stars
    Made this and used the mashed cauliflower recipe you have in another recipe (ricotta stuffed chicken I think.) Turned out fantastic!

    1. Hi Katherine,
      Wonderful!! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks so much for making it! Have the best weekend!☀️ xx

  6. Made this a couple of weeks ago for my parents, they thought it was the best meal I’ve ever cooked them. Thank you so much!

    1. Hey Dalia,
      Awesome!! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed this recipe, thanks so much for giving it a go! Have a great weekend:) xTieghan

  7. 5 stars
    Tried this recipe and just wanted to add two notes, in case others make this mistake – do NOT bring the sauce back up to a simmer after adding the cream/milk; it will break. And if you are in a dry climate, leave the lid closed at the end in the oven; if you are in a humid climate, leave the lid on. A handful of spinach at the end doesn’t hurt.

    1. Hey Amelia,
      Wonderful!! Love to hear that this recipe was a hit, thanks a lot for giving it a go:) Thanks for sharing your notes. xTieghan

  8. 5 stars
    This site was the best discovery ever! I feel very inspired to cook since my friend shared it with me. I was never able to find such awesome recipes. Very original and delicious. Thank you so much for sharing your talent!

  9. 5 stars
    I’m going to share the hell out of this. Friends and family will enjoy and I hope you do very well and are doing well with the site. Take care and thank you.

    1. Hi Sydney,
      You can use broth in place of the wine. Please let me know if you give the recipe a try, I hope you love it! xTieghan

    1. Hey Mary,
      Sure, that should work well for you! I hope you love this recipe, please let me know if you give it a try! xTieghan

        1. Hi Mary,
          Thanks a lot for giving this recipe a try, I am glad to hear that it was enjoyed. Have the best weekend!! xTieghan

  10. 5 stars
    This is my favorite dish! I make this for every dinner party because it’s truly restaurant quality. My husband could smell the wonderful aroma outside while I was cooking!