Chicken, Wild Mushroom, and Roasted-Garlic Sauté Recipe

Chicken, Wild Mushroom, and Roasted-Garlic Sauté Recipe

How To Make Chicken, Wild Mushroom, and Roasted-Garlic Sauté

This classy saute recipe has tender chicken thighs, an assortment of earthy mushrooms, and roasted garlic to make a tasty dish in no time.

Preparation: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • 1large head garlic
  • 3tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • ½cupporcini mushrooms,dried
  • ¾cupboiling water
  • lbschicken thighs,skinless, boneless
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½lbmushrooms,assorted
  • 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 2largeshallots
  • ¼cupdry red wine
  • ½cupchicken stock
  • 2mediumtomatoes
  • 1tbsptarragon,chopped
  • crusty bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Set head of garlic on a double layer of foil, cut side up.

  3. Drizzle with olive oil, then wrap in foil.

  4. Roast garlic for about 1 hour and 30 minutes until very soft.

  5. Let cool, then peel, keeping cloves intact.

  6. Meanwhile, in a heatproof bowl, cover porcini with boiling water and let stand for about 15 minutes, until softened.

  7. Rinse porcini and coarsely chop; reserve soaking liquid.

  8. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil.

  9. Season chicken with salt and pepper and spread in a single layer in skillet. Cook over high heat for about 4 minutes, until browned on bottom. Transfer to a bowl.

  10. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to skillet. Add assorted mushrooms and season with salt and pepper.

  11. Cover and cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes, stirring a few times, until browned and liquid has evaporated. Transfer mushrooms to a plate.

  12. In skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter in remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add shallots and cook over moderate heat for 3 minutes, stirring, until softened.

  13. Add red wine and boil about 2 minutes over moderately high heat until reduced by half. Pour in reserved porcini soaking liquid, stopping before you reach grit at bottom.

  14. Add chicken stock, tomatoes, mushrooms, porcini, roasted garlic, and chicken and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat.

  15. Add tarragon and season with salt and pepper. Swirl in chilled butter, 1 tablespoon at a time.

  16. Serve with crusty bread.


  • Calories: 648.44kcal
  • Fat: 47.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.76g
  • Trans Fat: 0.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.67g
  • Fiber: 3.38g
  • Sugar: 6.81g
  • Protein: 33.80g
  • Cholesterol: 190.49mg
  • Sodium: 1085.37mg
  • Calcium: 84.71mg
  • Potassium: 1008.47mg
  • Iron: 2.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 139.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.06mg
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