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How to Cook Chicken and Mushroom Julienne

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Chefs from all over the world know the word “julienne” as a term indicating the method of cutting products into long thin strips. But most people from outside of the top-culinary world have not heard of this. However, many of us know julienne as an aromatic dish made from mushrooms with a sauce and a thick cheese crust. It is so tender that every piece melts in your mouth.

5-Minute Crafts knows a simple and yummy recipe for chicken and mushroom julienne.

The recipe calls for:

Ingredients:

  • 350–400 g of white mushrooms

  • 1 chicken breast

  • 2 onions

  • 150 g of solid cheese

  • 150 g of butter

  • 2 tbsp of oil

  • 50 g of flour

  • 500 ml of milk

  • 1/2 tsp of nutmeg

  • salt and black pepper, to your taste

Utensils:

  • cutting board

  • knife

  • frying pan

  • fork or whisk for whipping

  • deep bowl

  • baking dish

How to do it

1. Cut the mushrooms into thin slices. Chop the onions. Cut the chicken into small pieces.

2. Fry the onions in the oil until they turn transparent. Afterward, add the chicken and mushrooms to it and fry until they are half-done.

3. Cook the sauce. For this, melt butter on the stovetop or in the microwave oven, add flour to it, and mix well. Then, pour the milk into the sauce, constantly stirring the mass with a whisk or with a fork. Then add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

4. Pour the sauce into the frying pan that already has the chicken, mushrooms, and onion in it. Keep heating the sauce for 2-3 minutes until it starts to thicken.

5. Grate the cheese using a coarse grater or cut it into small cubes with a knife.

6. Place the contents of the frying pan into the baking dish and sprinkle the cheese on top.

7. Put the dish into an oven that has been pre-heated to 350°F and bake for 10-15 minutes until a cheesy crust appears.

Another option: Depending on the recipe, the main ingredients can also be roasted in cream, sour cream, or béchamel sauce. You can try all 3 options for the sauce to find out which of them you like the most. This dish can be decorated with fresh greenery before serving, if you wish.

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