Cheesey chicken pieces in a rich mushroom sauce. This recipe comes to Cookipedia courtesy of Džiugas cheeses.

Chicken fillets with a rich mushroom sauce
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:843
Ready in:40 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:25 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:6th November 2015

Best recipe review

Works for me with normal Cheddar


Nice recipe, but you don't need special cheese, normal Cheddar is fine - I've just tried it!

The Judge


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  1. Ensure the chicken pieces are about the same size
  2. Cover them with cling film and bash them with a rolling pin to flatten so they cook quickly
  3. Beat the egg and mix in a tablespoon of the double cream, the Džiugas cheese and season with salt and black pepper
  4. Add the oil and butter to a large frying pan and heat to a medium heat
  5. Pop the chicken pieces into a Lock & Lock box together with a tablespoon of plain flour, close the lid and shake to coat evenly
  6. Dip the floured chicken pieces in the egg and cream mix Flour the pieces, then dip them into egg and cheese mixture
  7. Fry the chicken pieces for about 10 minutes, turning once.
  8. Check the chicken is properly cooked with a meat thermometer; 74 °C (165 °F)
  9. Drain on kitchen paper
  10. mushroom sauce
  11. Fry onions and mushrooms, add garlic, crème fraîche and water.
  12. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for a couple of minutes
  13. Season to taste & serve


If you cannot obtain Džiugas cheese, a good quality Parmesan will work equally well.

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