Creamy Mushroom-Bacon Chicken Simmer
This luxurious chicken simmer feels special but is easy enough for the busiest weeknight. Bone-in chicken thighs crisp up in a skillet and then get tucked under a blanket of mushroom and bacon gravy. We love this with rice or mashed potatoes to soak up all the delicious sauce.
- Season the chicken as desired. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes or until browned. Turn the chicken over. Cook for 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
- Add the mushrooms and garlic to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes or until beginning to soften, stirring occasionally. Stir in the soup, milk and thyme; return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the skillet. Heat to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently over medium-low heat, spooning sauce over chicken occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Transfer chicken to platter.
- Stir the lemon juice and parsley into sauce; spoon over the chicken
- Serve over rice, noodles or the potatoes of your choice and a side of green vegetables, such as steamed broccoli.
- You can also do this with bone-in chicken breasts or thighs, or bone-in pork chops. You will need to increase the milk to 1-1/2 cups and lengthen the simmering time by an extra 10 minutes to cook the meat through.
Recipe Made With
CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Cream of Bacon Soup
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