Baked  Mushroom  Chicken






4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  3 tablespoons butter, divided

6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

  1/2 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup sherry





Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in 2 tablespoons butter until tender.


Place chicken in a greased shallow 3 quart baking dish; sprinkle with salt and pepper.


Melt remaining butter; drizzle over chicken.


Combine broth and sherry; pour over chicken.

Spoon mushrooms over top


Cover and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


Serves 6






Honey  Pecan  Chicken  Breasts






2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon butter

1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans





Flatten chicken to 1/2 inch thickness.

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and cayenne.


In a large non-stick skillet, brown chicken in butter; add garlic.

Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side

or until juices run clear.


Drizzle honey over chicken; sprinkle with pecans.


Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.



Serves 2






Chicken  Cacciatore






1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch strips

1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings

1 medium green pepper, julienned

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce

1 can (14 1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes

2 teaspoons garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

hot cooked rice





In a large skillet, cook the chicken, onion and green pepper in oil until chicken is lightly

browned and vegetables are tender.

Add tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes and seasonings; bring to a boil.


Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


Serve with rice.



Serves 6








 Salem's Den  Salem 2004 and Beyond