Fast Chicken, Mushroom and Leek Stew

Serve over egg noodles and have a green salad on the side for a quick but satisfying meal.

2 large skinless boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces white, crimini or oyster mushrooms, sliced (remove stems on oysters)
1 small leek (white and pale green parts only), thinly sliced
2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup whipping cream

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, mushrooms, leek and tarragon. Sauté 8 minutes. Add wine and cream. Reduce heat to medium. Cover skillet; simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes. Uncover; simmer until mushrooms and leek are tender and sauce thickens enough to coat spoon, about 2 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 2, can be doubled

Vitamin D Mushrooms!

Mushrooms in the 'Pink'

Vitamin D Mushrooms!

Oyster Mushrooms

OYSTER Mushrooms
  • Excellent source of Niacin, an essential nutrient
  • Good source of Riboflavin, which aids metabolism

Oysters are an excellent compliment to fish and chicken dishes. Sauté with garlic or onions to bring out flavor, combine with crimini or shiitakes, or roast, broil or grill them for variety.