Chicken Breasts with Almonds

Chicken in a creamy white wine sauce makes for simple yet elegant comfort food.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes


6 skinned and boned chicken breasts
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons butter
1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
Hot cooked rice


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place chicken in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, and sauté 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Add wine; cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Stir in soup and cream, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes. Pour mushroom mixture over chicken.

3. Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from oven, and let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds and chopped parsley. Serve over hot cooked rice.