Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee, Hänhchen Frikasee

A wholesome meal you can eat with rice or noodles. Kind of reminds me of Chicken à la King. Instead of Sherry, I added some white wine and Worcestershire sauce at the end

Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee
Category: Main entree
Cuisine: German
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

A wholesome meal you can eat with rice or wide noodles


  • 6 chicken strips
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups white mushrooms sliced
  • ½ onion, minced
  • 1 carrot cut in thin slices
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp Capers
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ cup whole cream
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 chicken cube
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • In a large deep skillet heat the vegetable oil.
  • Fry the sliced mushrooms and half onion for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Season the chicken strips on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • In the same skillet fry the chicken strips for 3 minutes on both sides, then remove.
  • Scrape up the bit from the bottom.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter, let melt, add the flour and stir but don’t brown.
  • Pour in 2 cups of water while stirring, then drop in the chicken cube.
  • Start to boil, then add back to the pan the chicken, carrots and peas.
  • Cook for 8 minutes on medium high.
  • Add the Capers and lemon juice, continue cooking 2 more minutes.
  • At the end pour in the whole cream, white wine and the Worcestershire sauce in.
  • Season to taste.


White wine and/or the Worcestershire sauce is giving it the necessary kick

Nutrition information

4 to 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 chicken strip

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