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Chicken Fricassee Recipe

This 45-minute chicken fricassee recipe gives you a saucy sauté of juicy meat and hearty vegetables. It might take a while but you’ll have plenty of hands-free time.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time38 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: chicken fricassee, chicken fricassee recipe, how to make chicken fricassee
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 489kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 20 oz boneless chicken thighs from 29 oz bone-in, about 4 large thighs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oz onion half a medium, chopped
  • 6 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 6 oz carrots about 2 and a half medium, quartered lengthwise then sliced 1/2" thick
  • 4 oz green peas frozen or fresh
  • 2 oz celery about 1 large stalk, chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp traditional Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Coat 20 oz boneless thighs in 1 tsp paprika.
    step 1: Coat the chicken with paprika.
  • Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil, and sear the chicken for about 5 minutes, skin-side down. Set aside.
    step 2: Sear it.
  • Add 2 oz chopped onions and sauté for about a minute or so.
    step 3: Sauté the onions.
  • Add 6 oz mushrooms, 6 oz carrots, 4 oz green peas, and 2 oz celery. Sauté for 2 minutes.
    step 4: Add the vegetables.
  • Deglaze the skillet with 1/4 cup white wine.
    step 5: Deglaze with white wine.
  • Add 2 tbsp flour, 2 tsp lemon juice, 2 tsp Dijon mustard, 1 tsp thyme, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. Stir to incorporate.
    step 6: Stir in the seasonings and flour.
  • Add the chicken back. Pour in 2 cups unsalted broth, 1/4 cup whole milk, and 3 tbsp heavy cream. Stir to incorporate. Add 1 bay leaf, and turn the heat on high. As soon as it bubbles, turn it to low and leave to simmer for 25 minutes, uncovered.
    step 7: Add the chicken; pour in the broth, milk, and cream; add a bay leaf, and simmer.
  • Remove from the heat. Garnish with 2 tbsp parsley and enjoy.
    step 8: Remove from the heat, garnish, and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 571mg | Potassium: 775mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 8327IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 2mg