Chicken Stroganoff

Pasta · June 29, 2017

Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!

Hi there! Natalie from Life Made Simple here today!!

This cozy, comforting dish is perfect for those busy weeknights! It’s packed full of flavor and ready to go in just 40 minutes!

I always struggle with what to make for dinner during the week, how about you? That’s where this chicken stroganoff comes in. It only takes 40 minutes start-to-finish and it’s so filling and delicious, you’ll want to lick your plate clean- our 2 year oldΒ did!

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Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!

To start you’ll want to cut and season about a pound of chicken breasts. Once you brown the chicken, transfer it to a plate and make the sauce.Β I like to start by browning my mushrooms. I get them nice and dark, then I add the shallot, onion and garlic. For added flavor you can pour in a few tablespoons of white wine but it’s totally optional (it does cook off). Next comes the butter and flour. Cook it for a minute or two then whisk in your chicken broth until a smooth sauce forms. Add the worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt and pepper and simmer until it thickens.

Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!

Toss in the chicken and cook for about 5 minutes so that it gets thoroughly cooked throughout. Pour in the egg noodles and sour cream and cook until everything is combined. Garnish with some freshly chopped parsley and enjoy immediately!

Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!

Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!

Chicken Stroganoff:

Our family loved this easy, flavorful, and filling meal. It’s definitely something we’ll be making over & over again. The best part is that the leftovers taste just as good, which means there’s no need to worry about what to whip up for lunch or dinner the next day, because it’s totally taken care of πŸ™‚ I hope you’ll enjoy this chicken stroganoff too!

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Chicken Stroganoff
 
Homemade Chicken Stroganoff - this stuff is so delicious and is a recipe perfect for dinner any night. Tastes better than restaurant Stroganoff!!
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper, divided
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  • 2 c. sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. white wine (optional)
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 4 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 lb. egg noodles (whole wheat or regular), cooked and drained
  • ⅓ c. sour cream, plus more for garnishing
  • chopped fresh parsley (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet set over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Meanwhile, place the cut chicken into a bowl. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, and ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper; toss to combine.
  3. Place the chicken in the hot pan (taking care not to overcrowd- you may need to do two batches) and brown, about 2-5 minutes on each side. The chicken does not need to be cooked throughout. Remove from the pan and transfer to a plate (continue with remaining chicken if needed).
  4. Add the the remaining tablespoon of oil to the skillet, and then add the mushroom and cook until brown, about 4 minutes. Then, add the shallot, onion and garlic and stir occasionally until they are soft and translucent. Pour in the wine and cook for 1 minute, then add the butter and flour. Whisk continuously taking care not to burn. SLOWLY add the chicken stock, whisking to create a smooth sauce. Add the worcestershire, thyme, and the remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken.
  5. Toss in the chicken, turn the heat down to medium-low and continue to cook for 5-8 minutes. Add the egg noodles and the sour cream and stir until combined. Cook for 2 more minutes, add salt and pepper to taste, then remove from the heat and garnish with parsley, if desired.

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This stroganoff looks phenomenal!! We’ve always had the beef version, but I’m excited to try this chicken version!! Thanks, Natalie. For more great recipes from her, be sure to head toΒ Life Made Simple.

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RM, Home Confetti

This is great because my daughter actually has a beef allergy so the traditional beef stroganoff is a no-no for us. Thanks!

    Lil' Luna

    Oh, I’m so glad you found this, then. It’s a great recipe for those that don’t or can’t eat beef. Hope you enjoy!!

Lisa F.

This is definitely going on the menu for next week. This dish looks delicious. Thanks for sharing.

    Lil' Luna

    Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you gave it a try and loved it!!

Liz

Love the Chicken Stroganoff recipe. Thank you and have a Great Week.

stubbsnin

I was wondering if omitting the mushrooms is an option. My family is not a fan of them and I didn’t know how it would affect the flavor of the dish. I’ve made beef stroganoff and used cream of mushroom soup, but never fresh mushrooms.

    Lil' Luna

    Of course it is an option:) I’m not a fan either…I used to pick them out of dishes my mom put them in…maybe I still do;)

Frances

The most delicious recipe ever!

    Lil' Luna

    We absolutely love stroganoff at our home! So happy you like it!!

Maria Schweizer

We just finished eating the chicken stroganoff, and all I can say is OMG!! we loooooooved it. Even my picky 2 year old. It is perfect since we don’t eat beef. Thank you so much!

    Lil' Luna

    You are so welcome, Maria! It is one of our favorites and yes, picky kids love this recipe!! Thanks!

Liz

Thank you for all the nice recipes.

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you Liz! I’m glad you like the recipes! Let me know which ones you try and are your favorites! I’d love to hear!

Marah Small

I don’t have chicken breast on hand can I use boneless skinless chicken thighs?

    Lil' Luna

    You could use whatever chicken you have on hand:) Let me know what you use and how you like it!

      Marah Small

      I ended up using boneless skinless chicken thighs. It was super yummy. I would highly recommend to anyone on a budget. I bought them skin on and bone in and did the work myself.

        Lil' Luna

        Thank you for letting us know! That is a great budget saving tip!! It’s worth the extra work:)

Kiersten Murphy

This was a tasty dish. Lighter than beef. I used chicken thighs with the fat trimmed off of it. I also added a can of condensed golden mushroom soup (Campbell’s) to add a bit more richness to it.

    Lil' Luna

    Sounds delish! We love stroganoff at our house and it’s so nice having the variety! Thanks for sharing!

Lauren

I tried this last night and my daughter really liked it, but it seemed like once I added in the egg noodles that all the sauce got soaked up. Is this normal? I followed the recipe exactly, so not sure if that’s what is supposed to happen or if I should have sauce left to pour over. I personally like a lot of sauce, so was a little bummed it all got soaked up. Any advice would be greatly appreciated πŸ™‚

    Lil' Luna

    Unfortunately, once you add the noodles, it will get soaked up. You could always put a little sauce aside, to add more on top:) Or, serve it over the noodles. I’m glad your daughter liked it!! We love it at our house! Thanks so much for trying this recipe!

Anne Penland

This looks fabulous. I’m heading to the mountains early next month & going to make this up to the point of adding the noodles & sour cream & & complete it up there & serve it the first night with crusty French bread.

    Lil' Luna

    This would be great!! Hope you love it!! Thanks for letting me know and giving it a try!

Mandy H

Really good dinner! We added just a bit more sour cream and some shredded parmesan. It would also be wonderful with some frozen peas mixed in at the end. We will definitely make this again πŸ™‚

    Lil' Luna

    I’ll have to try that! Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing!

JEd

Thanks for this recipe, it was delicious! I used boneless, skinless thighs (cut in half) and chicken breasts cut lengthwise (someone doesn’t like breast and someone doesn’t like thighs). I didn’t cut the meat into smaller pieces though. I didn’t have sour cream on hand and it still turned out great!

    Lil' Luna

    Yay! So glad you liked it! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚ And, giving it a try!

Mary Jane

My son has been asking for this I will make it for him soon, but can I leave out the thyme. your recipies looks so delicious thank you

    Lil' Luna

    Of course!! You can add whatever spices you like πŸ™‚ Hope he likes it!!

Eleni

This is a fantastic recipe. Would have never thought to make a chicken stroganoff! Easy recipe and overall delicious!

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you so much! Love the variations for stroganoff!!

Letty Blanchard

This recipe looks delicious. I happen to have all ingredients on hand (love when that happens!) and am making this tonight. My what-to-make-for-dinner problem has been solved!! 😊

    Lil' Luna

    Love when I have all ingredients on hand!! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Jan

Hi
Just found this recipe today. Had everything on hand and made for dinner. Thank you, followed exactly and it was perfect. This is a keeper

    Lil' Luna

    So glad you liked it!! Love when I have everything on hand for a recipe πŸ™‚ Thanks so much!!

Fatima

Is it okay to substitute sour cream with double cream or plain yoghurt?
Can I also substitute the chicken broth with chicken stock?

    Lil' Luna

    So sorry, to have not gotten back to you. I was out of town all weekend. So, what did you end up doing? I hope it turned out for you!

Fatima

Please reply as I’m about to begin

Elisa

Hi there! I absolutely love stroganoff recipes and can’t seem to get enough of it during the cooler months. I was wondering though if your recipe would be one that I could make ahead and freeze? I’m having my first baby in about 2 weeks and while the hubby has offered to help in the kitchen to take something off of my plate, he’s not one for following recipes! If not I’ll just have to get my fix before our little one makes an appearance. Thank you so much!

    Lil' Luna

    That’s so exciting!!! This recipe is from one of my contributors, Natalie at http://lifemadesimplebakes.com/. I personally haven’t tried, so you may want to ask her. She would know better!! Good luck to you and enjoy your baby (when he/she comes) πŸ™‚

Joe schmo

So do you cook the noodles before hand or not

    Lil' Luna

    Yes, the noodles are cooked and drained πŸ™‚ Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!

Michelle Passos

My family loves chicken straganoff so I’m anxious to try your recipe! A tip for those who don’t have sour cream: you can use whipping cream or plain yogurt. Also try it over rice. My family prefers stroganoff over rice rather than noodles. (((Hugs)))

    Lil' Luna

    Thanks for the tips!! Let me know what you think! Thank you!

Riley

I found this on Pinterest and it looks AMAZING! I bought all the ingredients and am going to make it tonight! Thanks so much!

    Lil' Luna

    Isn’t stroganoff amazing?! Love all the different ways to make it. Hope you like it!!

Melanie

Could this be done in the crockpot?

    Lil' Luna

    This recipe is from a contributor, but I don’t see why it couldn’t! Let me know what you think!

Teresa

I’m in the middle of making this right now. It is SOOOO delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Lil' Luna

    How did you like it? I hope it was a hit. Thanks so much for trying it!

Shel

Why are the recipe ingredients and directions so light; hard to see; had to increase font size.

    Lil' Luna

    It’s pretty dark on my screen. It could be a setting on your computer. I’m sorry it’s so light.

Darcie

Do you think it would be okay to freeze this recipe?

Elize Buchanan

Thank you so much for your kindness in sharing this recipe, just what I am looking for, it looks great and I am sure it will taste smashing as well. The broad ribbon noodles are just perfect for the chicken dish. We do enjoy veggies so I might add small florets of broccoli or even asparagus tips all the goodness in one plate. I think I shall follow your blog it looks great. Go well with the blessings of the Lord. Au revoir….

    Lil' Luna

    Awe, thank you Elize!! I hope you will follow! I’d love to know what you think of this recipe & others you may try!

Lydia @ Thrifty Frugal Mom

This was SO good! I made it for dinner last night and we all loved it- even my 3 somewhat picky kids (although they let my husband and I eat their mushrooms!). πŸ™‚ Thanks for a great, easy recipe. It’s definitely one that will be going on the menu some more.

One variation that I made…I used sliced button mushrooms instead of cremini and omitted the thyme. It was cheaper this way and still got a 5 star review from all of us.

    Lil' Luna

    Thanks Lydia!! Yeah, not everyone likes mushrooms! I’m glad they liked it!!

Courtney Plourde

What size shallot do you recommened? Small, medium?

    Lil' Luna

    This is a contributors post, but I don’t think it really matters what size. I would think a small one, but if you like more, you could always do a bigger one πŸ™‚ Hope that helps!

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