Oven Roasted Chicken Breast in Creamy Morel Sauce

Oven Roasted Chicken Breast in Creamy Morel Sauce
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 60
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

Creamy and decadent, this morel mushroom sauce creates a silky blanket for tender roast chicken breasts. A great gourmet meal that will impress your guests!


4 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
.5 cup (125 mL) Flour
3 tbsp (45 mL) Butter, divided
2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
2 cups (500 mL) Whole morel mushrooms
3 Cloves garlic, minced
.75 cup (175 mL) Dry white wine
.75 cup (175 mL) Whipping cream (35%)
.75 cup (175 mL) Sour cream
1.5 tbsp (22 mL) Fresh lemon juice
Salt and pepper
Fresh dill, to garnish


PREHEAT oven to 375°F (190°C).

DREDGE chicken in flour, seasoned with salt and pepper. Shake off any excess. Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter and oil in a large skillet. Brown chicken, about 5 minutes per side. Remove chicken to an oven-proof baking dish.

ADD remaining butter, mushrooms and garlic to same skillet. Sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add wine, cream, sour cream and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until mixture starts to thicken, about 8-10 minutes.

POUR cream sauce over chicken and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F (74°C).

GARNISH with fresh dill before serving.


Replace fresh morel mushrooms with 1 (14 g /.5 oz) bag dried (soaked 30 min in hot water and drained) plus 3 cups (750 mL) assorted fresh mushrooms sliced.

Serve with rice or pasta.

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