Smothered Mushroom Chicken a la Hello Fresh

source: Hello Fresh


  • 18 oz carrots

  • 8 oz button mushrooms

  • 4x scallions

  • 24 oz potatoes

  • 20 oz chicken cutlets

  • 6 tbsp sour cream

  • 2x chicken stock

  • 1/2 cup monterey jack cheese

  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

  • 3 tbsp butter


  • oven to 425F, rack to top position.

  • Trim, peel, cut carrots on a diagonal into 1-inch-thick pieces. Trim and thinly slice mushrooms. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens.

  • toss carrots on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil, salt, pepper. roast on top rack until tender, 25-30 minutes.

  • peel and dice potatoes into 1/2 inch pieces. place in a large pot with enough salted water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes. reserve 1/2 cup of potato cooking water, drain the rest, return to pot. Keep covered and off heat.

  • while potatoes cook, pat chicken dry with paper towels and season all over with salt and pepper. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high. Add chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, 3-5 minutes per side. set aside on a plate.

  • Heat the pot with the drained potatoes over low heat. Add half the sour cream, 2 tbsp of butter. Mash until smooth and creamy, adding potato cooking liquid as needed. Season with salt and pepper.

  • In the pan used for the chicken, heat a drizzle of oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and scallion whites. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until softened, 2-4 minutes.

  • stir in stock concentrate and 1/3 cup water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a low simmer. Cook until slightly thickened, 1-2 minutes.

  • turn off heat, stir in remaining sour cream, remaining butter. Season with salt and pepper.

  • put the chicken in the sauce pan, spoon the sauce over the top, evenly coat with cheese. Cover the pan, heat on medium low until cheese melts.

  • plate chicken, carrots, mashed potatoes. spoon remaining sauce over chicken and potatoes. Garnish with scallion greens.