Chicken Stroganoff


Savor the rich and creamy delight of Chicken Stroganoff, a delightful twist on the classic Russian dish. This version, featuring tender strips of chicken enveloped in a luxurious sour cream and mushroom sauce, is a perfect blend of comfort and elegance. Chicken Stroganoff is an exquisite meal that brings a touch of sophistication to your dinner table, combining the heartiness of traditional cuisine with a delicate, flavorful sauce.

Chicken Stroganoff

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 portion

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 380 kcal
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 420mg


  • Chicken breast, thinly sliced: 600g (1.32 pounds)
  • Mushrooms, sliced: 200g (7 ounces)
  • Onion, finely chopped: 1 medium
  • Garlic cloves, minced: 2
  • Sour cream: 200g (7 ounces)
  • Chicken broth: 240ml (1 cup)
  • Dijon mustard: 15ml (1 tablespoon)
  • Flour: 30g (2 tablespoons)
  • Paprika: 5g (1 teaspoon)
  • Olive oil: 30ml (2 tablespoons)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Cook Chicken: In a skillet, heat olive oil and cook chicken until golden. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Sauté Vegetables: In the same skillet, sauté onions, garlic, and mushrooms until tender.
  3. Make Sauce: Sprinkle flour over the vegetables, then gradually stir in chicken broth, sour cream, mustard, and paprika. Cook until the sauce thickens.
  4. Combine: Return the chicken to the skillet and cook in the sauce for a few minutes.
  5. Serve: Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with pasta or rice.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Don't Overcook Chicken: Cook chicken just until done to keep it tender.
  • Creamy Sauce: Maintain a gentle simmer to prevent the sour cream from curdling.
  • Sauce Consistency: Adjust the thickness of the sauce with more broth or sour cream as needed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use beef instead? 

Traditionally, Stroganoff is made with beef, but chicken is a popular variation.

How to store leftovers? 

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Can I add other vegetables? 

Feel free to add bell peppers or peas for extra flavor and color.