Creamy mushroom and spinach chicken on pasta

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

This creamy chicken dish is so good, not to mention pretty!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Poultry
Keyword chicken in creamy mushroom sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 chicken thighs
Calories 353 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


  • 6 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • tarragon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 ounces portobello mushrooms sliced


  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste (1 clove garlic, crushed)
  • 2 cups spinach (one large handful)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. In a medium baking dish, dribble some olive oil on the bottom
  3. Add the chicken, sprinkle tarragon, salt and pepper on top. Dribble more olive oil on top of the chicken
  4. Bake for 30 minutes
  5. 10 minutes before the chicken is done, heat a sauté pan on medium/high and add 1 tablespoons olive oil. Add mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes
  6. In a small dutch oven, add milk, broth and wine. Heat until almost at a boil and add the parmesan cheese, salt and garlic paste. Whisk until the cheese has melted and it is all combined
  7. Add spinach and stir until it has wilted somewhat
  8. Add chicken and stir around until the chicken is combined. Simmer for 5 minutes
  9. Plate some pasta on a plate and spoon some creamy mushroom and spinach chicken on top
  10. Eat
  11. Sigh
  12. Smile
  13. Enjoy
Nutrition Facts
Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 thigh)
Calories 353 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 118mg39%
Sodium 511mg22%
Potassium 484mg14%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1100IU22%
Vitamin C 3.8mg5%
Calcium 161mg16%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.