How to cook chicken in a creamy sauce

Chicken cutting on the board

Chicken in a creamy sauce is prepared in different ways, but no matter what ingredients the cook chooses, a gentle sauce of thick cream or sour cream dominates the dish.

Preparation for cooking

Chicken fillet

Rinse the chicken carcass, pat it with paper napkins or towels, chop into pieces.


First prepare the base - fry the pieces of the bird. You can pre-grate them with garlic, spices and herbs. Then add prescription creamy or sour cream sauce. The chicken in it should languish. The more the dish is on low heat, the better. Can be cooked in the oven.

What is needed

There is no single chicken recipe in a creamy sauce. Of course, the main role is a bird. The whole carcass can be replaced with drumsticks, legs, breast. You will also need cream or sour cream and a little of the most affordable products. You can enhance the taste with herbs, onions, garlic, mushrooms, white wine or lemon fresh.

How to cook

First, lightly fry the pieces of the bird. Then make the recipe for the sauce. To do this, brown the onion in hot oil, pour in cream or sour cream, add white wine, flour, herbs, water. Pour the meat with dressing, season with spices to taste. Cook in the oven or on the stove.

ATTENTION! Mistresses are very mistaken when they send the chicken to a very hot oven. So it turns out harsh (despite the sauce). The meat should languish for 45-55 minutes at a low temperature, about 120 degrees.

Calorie content

Chicken Sauce

100 grams of “Chicken in Cream Sauce” contains only 196 kilocalories. The dish is balanced, includes all the nutrients necessary for the body.

ProductWeight gFats, gProteins, gCarbohydrates, gCalories, kcal
Chicken breasts600110,4105,6-1100
White wine250-0,251,5165
Cream 20%5001001419995
A portion10018,97,82196,8

Classic Chicken Breast Recipe in Creamy Sauce

Chicken is fried in a pan

Put the prepared breasts on a dish and add chopped parsley. Serve fried potatoes to the side dish, separately - vegetable salad.

Servings: +4
  • chicken breast 2 PC
  • dry white vein 100 ml
  • cream 20% 300 ml
  • butter 100 g
  • onion 1 PC
  • garlic 3 tooth.
  • fresh greens 1 beam
  • salt, spices taste
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 197 kcal
Proteins: 7.8 g
Fats: 18.9 g
Carbohydrates: 2 g
45 minutesVideo
  • Breast cut portionwise.
  • Dissolve the oil in a heavy skillet. Put the meat, season. Slightly fry, then squeeze the garlic onto the chicken, continue cooking.
  • After three minutes, pour in the wine, let it evaporate a little, pour in the thick cream.
  • Simmer on low heat for 35-40 minutes.

ON A NOTE! A whole chicken dish is also prepared. It is chopped in three pieces per serving.

How to bake chicken in sour cream sauce

From the simplest and most affordable ingredients - chicken meat and sour cream, you can cook a delicious family dinner. Serve crumbly porridge or home-made noodles to it so that the sauce does not disappear.

  • 1 chicken carcass;
  • 120 g of onion;
  • 250 g of fat sour cream;
  • 4 slices of garlic;
  • 1 handful of flour;
  • 35-40 g of ghee;
  • season to taste.
How to cook:
  1. Wash the carcass, chop into pieces. Season with spices and stand for 15-20 minutes on a refrigerator shelf.
  2. Heat a frying pan with melted butter, put meat into it, fry. Then transfer to a greased form.
  3. Make a sauce of fat sour cream: fry the onion in butter until soft, add flour, cook for another 2 minutes with constant stirring. Pour in ½ cup of pure water, sour cream, mix well, season with spices.
  4. Pour the chicken slices with sour cream sauce, put the form in the oven for 45 minutes at 160 degrees.
ON A NOTE! To avoid sour cream, use a product with a fat content of more than 20% and pour a little milk into the sauce.

Quick and tasty recipe in a pan

The recipe uses a light cream dressing with mustard, which does not overload the taste of the dish. In addition to vegetables, garnish is served with mashed potatoes, rice or pasta.

  • 1 cup of fat cream;
  • 1 chicken;
  • 10 champignons;
  • 8 g of mustard;
  • 1 onion red;
  • to taste garlic;
  • sprig of sage;
  • salt to taste.
  1. Cut the chicken carcass into medium pieces and put in a large skillet. Add a little garlic (pass through a press), pepper, add a little salt.
  2. Top with half the onion rings, sliced ​​champignons.
  3. Make a sauce: combine mustard with cream, add chopped sage leaves, spices, mix everything.
  4. Pour the chicken and mushrooms sauce. Stew under the lid for 50-55 minutes on low heat.
ON A NOTE! Always buy real cream with good fat content, and if there is no fresh sage, take parsley or cilantro.
Video recipe
One frying pan. 30 minutes. DIVINE chicken in sauce!

Garlic in a pan

To chicken in a creamy sauce, it is good to serve boiled or crushed potatoes, rice, seasoned with butter.

Ingredients (in 2 servings):
  • 8 chicken legs;
  • thyme, sage, parsley, 1 sprig;
  • 160 g of onions;
  • 120 ml of refined oil;
  • 3 slices of garlic
  • 40 g butter;
  • 250-300 ml of fatty (at least 20%) cream;
  • ½ tbsp. dry wine (white);
  • 1 pinch of paprika;
  • salt, pepper to taste;
  • Bay leaf.
  1. Rinse drumsticks and pat dry with paper towels or towels.
  2. Slices of garlic through a press. From the cuttings of greenery cut leaves, chop. Mix the prepared ingredients. Grate the drumsticks with a mixture and leave for at least 35 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy frying pan, fry the lower legs until golden brown.
  4. Add wine to the pan, evaporate a little and pour the cream. Stew under the lid for 35 minutes.
ON A NOTE! It is good to serve a fresh baguette to the dish, and put the chicken in deep plates so that it is possible to pour more sauce.

Cooking the best creamy chicken sauce

Creamy Chicken Sauce

Ingredients (in 2 servings):
  • 190-200 g of white wine (dry);
  • 50 g of onion;
  • 20 ml of refined oil;
  • 200 ml of 33% cream;
  • 20 g of turmeric;
  • 2 g of salt;
  • 2 ml of lemon fresh.
  1. Chop the onion with feathers and brown on warmed, refined oil.
  2. Add white wine, thick cream, bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, simmer for 10 minutes, stirring with a whisk, add turmeric, 2 g of salt, fresh.
  4. Remove from the stove and strain.

Useful tips and interesting information.

Creamy Chicken

How to stew chicken at home - with or without bones, a matter of personal preference. It is more convenient to eat without bones, but this does not affect the taste of the dish. To make the bird even more tender, before cooking, inside and outside it is rubbed with half a lemon.

Creamy sauce helps the chicken become juicier, softer and perfectly stewed. It is advisable to add herbs to it, choosing them to taste. Suitable: a sprig of sage, thyme, parsley, dill. You should not use only rosemary, it is too sharp for chicken. If the sauce is too thick, add 2-3 tablespoons of hot water or cream and stir again.

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Creamy chicken or sour cream - a simple dish. The sauce is made from dairy products of the same name. Slices of a whole bird, drumsticks, chicken legs, white meat from breasts are used. Onions, garlic, herbs, mushrooms can be put ...

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