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Simple Skillet Chicken Stroganoff

Simple Skillet Chicken Stroganoff

Simple Skillet Chicken Stroganoff is so easy and only a few ingredients! Chicken and mushrooms in a light, creamy sauce. Served on a bed of rice or pasta!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, dinner idea, easy dinner, pasta, rice, stroganoff


  • large skillet


  • 3 tablespoons olive or another vegetable oil
  • 1 pound mushrooms, fresh, sliced
  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into 1 inch chunks
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ¼ cup white wine or apple juice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • ¼ cup sour cream


  • In a large skillet heat one tablespoon of oil until it shimmers or a drop of water flicked in it dances!  
  • Add mushrooms and cook until brown and tender, 8 minutes approximately.  
  • Transfer to a plate or bowl.   Set aside.  
  • Add another tablespoon of oil to your skillet and wait until it heats up.  
  • Rinse and pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken to hot oil and cook until brown and no longer pink, stir occasionally.
  • Transfer cooked chicken to plate or bowl with mushrooms.  
  • Add another tablespoon of oil to your skillet and wait until it heats up again!
  • Add onion to your skillet and cook until tender, just a few minutes.  
  • Stir in flour and cook until starting to golden, about a minute or two.
  • Using a whisk, add in wine, broth and ketchup.  
  • Simmer until starting to thicken, about 4 minutes.  
  • Add chicken and mushroom mixture to skillet and stir until heated all the way through.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in sour cream.  
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.  
  • Serve on a bed of rice or pasta. Enjoy!