Warm Mushroom and Chicken Salad Provençal

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 min.
An elegant chicken salad served in crisp lettuce cups makes a gorgeous presentation for company.


  • 12 oz boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut in 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 cups baby carrots (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 lb white button mushrooms, quartered (about 6 cups)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled and seeded sliced cucumbers
  • 4 cups lettuce leaves


  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil until hot. Add chicken and carrots; cook, stirring constantly, until mushrooms are softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in wine; cook 1 minute longer. Using a slotted spoon remove chicken and vegetable mixture to a serving bowl; set aside.
  • Heat juices in skillet over high heat until reduced to 1 tablespoon, about 3 minutes. Pour over reserved chicken and mushroom mixture; cool slightly, about 5 minutes. Just before serving add cucumbers and toss with Tarragon Dressing. Serve in lettuce cups.
  • Tarragon DressingIn a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, mayonnaise, tarragon, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 371
  Calories from Fat 99 (27%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(21%)Sodium 516mg
(83%)Potassium 2901mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(46%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 19g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(82%)Protein 41g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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