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Overhead shoot of a white plate with rice topped with chicken stroganoff
Healthy Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Easy Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff, a healthy midweek dinner that is ready in under 20 minutes. Super delicious, this chicken dish is a family-favourite recipe. It's cooked with simple ingredients, and it's as tasty as the classic beef stroganoff, just a lot quicker and easier too. If you like healthy chicken recipes, this chicken stroganoff is the best dish for you. Even fussy kids will love it too.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: quick midweek dinners
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 314 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 2 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 cups closed-cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (broth)
  1. Heat up the oil in a pan over a medium heat, add the butter and allow it to melt.

  2. Add the sliced mushrooms, and give a good stir.

  3. Leave to cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms have released their liquid and are brown.

  4. Add the onion and garlic, and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until the onion has soften.

  5. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  6. Add the remaning oil and butter, then add the chicken and leave to cook for 6-7 minutes or until cooked through and lightly brown.

  7. Add the mushrooms back to the pan together with the chicken stock, tomato puree, bay leaf and seasoning, and leave to cook for 2-3 minutes.

  8. Before adding the sour cream to the pan, mix one tablespoon of the hot liquid from the stroganoff at a time in order to bring the cream at the same temperature to avoid curdling.

  9. 6-7 tablespoons should be enough, before pouring it into the pan.

  10. Give a good stir, add the parsley, and remove from the heat.

  11. Serve with rice, pasta or mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff
Amount Per Serving
Calories 314 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 533mg22%
Potassium 741mg21%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 555IU11%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.