November 21, 2019

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Skillet Chicken With Bacon, Onion And Mushroom Gravy

By Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen from Yummly

14 Ingredients 45 Minutes 620 Calories


  • 5 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts ([8] oz)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt (plus additional as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning (dried, or oregano)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (plus additional as needed)
  • olive oil
  • 1 pound baby bella mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 green onion (thinly sliced and divided)
  • 2 cups half & half (or whole milk)


  • In large heavy bottomed skillet, cook the bacon, until crispy. Drain on paper towels reserving 2 Tbsp of drippings in the pan and reserve the rest for cooking the mushrooms and onions. Crumble the bacon and set aside.
  • Sift together 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, seasoned salt, paprika, dried Italian seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, tarragon and black pepper.
  • Coat the chicken pieces on all sides with the seasoned flour.
  • Add a couple of drizzles of olive oil to the bacon drippings in the pan.
  • Cook the chicken pieces over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes per side until golden and the juices run clear. Add additional oil as needed. Adjust the cooking time according to the thickness of the chicken.
  • Remove from the pan to a platter and keep warm while you make the gravy.
  • Add the reserved bacon drippings back to the pan. Add additional olive oil if needed to equal around 1/4 cup total.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms and green onion, reserving 1 Tbsp of green onion for garnishing. Season with seasoned salt and black pepper to your taste.
  • Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until the mushrooms have softened and are beginning to brown.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour over the cooked mushrooms. Stir and cook over medium heat just until the flour has absorbed the liquid.
  • Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly. Bring the gravy to a simmer. continue to stir. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed.
  • Bubble gently for 5 minutes or until thickened. After thickened, stir in 1/2 of the bacon crumbles.
  • Return the chicken to the pan, spooning the gravy on top. Garnish with the reserved green onion and bacon crumbles.
  • Serve immediately.

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