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Chicken with Mushroom


  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 25g butter
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 4 cardamom pods, peeled and crushed
  • 120g mushrooms
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 150ml cream
  • Marjoram, chopped

Preparation/Cooking Steps


  • Heat half the butter in a large heavy bottomed pan, place chicken breast in pan with crushed cardamom pods. Turn chicken breasts in the butter. Cover with lid and cook for 5 – 7 minutes until fully cooked.
  • Sweat the spring onions gently in a pan with remaining butter, increase the heat and add mushrooms, season with salt and black pepper and cook for 3 – 4 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock and cream; reduce by one third over a medium heat until sauce thickens. Add the chicken breasts, mushrooms and spring onions to sauce. Add chopped marjoram and simmer for 1 -2 minutes. Taste and correct the seasoning.
  • Serve with freshly cooked rice or pasta.

Butheina Al-Nounou