Saturday, February 26, 2011

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

I found this recipe while searching for some new Weight Watchers recipes.  It was really delicious and especially creamy!

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic -- crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 red bell pepper -- coarsely chopped
3 cups sliced mushrooms -- about 8 ounces
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
3 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
3 cups hot cooked whole wheat pasta

Stir cornstarch into water; reserve.  Cut chicken into thin strips.  Coat large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat until hot.

Cook onion, garlic, salt and pepper in skillet over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in chicken and red pepper. Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken no longer is pink. Stir in mushrooms, wine and bouillon granules. 

Heat to boiling; reduce Cover and simmer 1 minute. Stir in sour cream. Stir cornstarch mixture into skillet.

Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened Sprinkle with chives. Serve over pasta.

Serve 6.  (Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7)

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