Brazilian Chicken Stroganoff: A Creamy Twist on a Classic


Dive into the delectable world of Brazilian Chicken Stroganoff, a creamy and sumptuous twist on the traditional Russian classic. This dish combines tender chicken, a rich and velvety sauce, and the unique addition of corn and tomato sauce, offering a flavorful and comforting meal that's a staple in Brazilian cuisine.

Brazilian Chicken Stroganoff: A Creamy Twist on a Classic

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: Approximately 1.5 cups

Nutritional Profile (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 420 kcal
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Sodium: 470mg
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 4g


  • Chicken breast, cut into strips: 500g (1.1 lbs / 17.6 oz)
  • Unsalted butter: 30g (1 oz)
  • Onion, finely chopped: 100g (3.5 oz)
  • Garlic cloves, minced: 10g (0.35 oz)
  • Tomato sauce: 120ml (4 oz)
  • Canned corn, drained: 150g (5.3 oz)
  • Heavy cream: 240ml (8 oz)
  • Dijon mustard: 15ml (0.5 oz)
  • Worcestershire sauce: 10ml (0.35 oz)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Sauté Chicken: In a large skillet, melt butter and cook the chicken strips until browned. Remove and set aside.
  2. Cook Aromatics: In the same skillet, sauté onion and garlic until soft.
  3. Add Flavors: Stir in tomato sauce, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Cook for a few minutes.
  4. Combine: Return the chicken to the skillet. Add corn and cook until heated through.
  5. Finish with Cream: Lower the heat and stir in the cream. Heat through without boiling. Season with salt and pepper.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Chicken Preparation: Ensure the chicken is cut into even strips for uniform cooking.
  • Creamy Sauce: Add the cream at the end to prevent curdling and to keep the sauce smooth.
  • Balancing Flavors: Adjust the mustard and Worcestershire sauce to taste for the perfect balance of tanginess and depth.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I substitute the cream with a lighter alternative?

Yes, you can use half-and-half or a light cream for a less rich version.

What can I serve with Brazilian Chicken Stroganoff?

It is traditionally served with white rice or potato straws.

Can I add mushrooms to this recipe?

Absolutely! Mushrooms can be a great addition to this dish.

How can I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.