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Chicken Danielle

Chicken is one of our favorite meals. This recipe below is an all-time favorite. So if you want to try something different with a flair, give yourself some time and enjoy trying a new dish with chicken. This takes a bit of time, but no last minute rushing around when company comes.
  • 4 ounces bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 large skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 (10.75 oz) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10.75 oz) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 package uncooked linguine pasta

  1. Fry the bacon gently in a large flameproof casserole dish stirring for about 5 minutes until the fat runs.
  2. Take the bacon out and saute' chicken in the bacon drippings for about 5 minutes until golden.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 °
  4. Set aside chicken into a casserole dish, reserving bacon drippings.
  5. In a separate skillet, melt the butter over medium heat and saute mushrooms.
  6. Add 1/2 cup white wine and stir at a low heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Set mushrooms and drippings aside, keeping warm.
  8. Add cream of chicken soup and cream of mushroom soup to the bacon/chicken drippings, making sure no lumps remain.
  9. Slowly add cream stirring constantly, then add remaining 1/2 cup wine, adjusting as needed to make a nice thick gravy consistency.
  10. Season with fresh rosemary and thyme.
  11. Toss the bacon that you saved on top of this sauce.
  12. Let mixture simmer over medium heat until bubbly and then add reserved mushroom mixture and stir together.
  13. Pour soup/mushroom mixture over chicken in casserole dish, cover and bake in preheated oven for 30-45 minutes at 375 degrees.
  14. Serve with your favorite pasta or on a platter of rice.
Add a few fresh vegetables, zwieback and you'll feel like you are eating a traditional meal.


  1. Hmmmm... We love chicken at our house, too, so I like finding new ways to serve it. This looks delish!

  2. May I also say that I so appreciate the PDF option in the Print Friendly button? Makes saving the recipes here so convenient.

  3. This looks amazing! I will be trying this one, as we are especially fond of BACON! :-)

  4. I look forward to your posts everyday and this looks awesome as usually! Thank you so much for sharing with us! :)

    Have a Very Blessed weekend!!

    Sister in Ohio,

  5. I was fortunate enough to taste-test this a nicely set table with good friends gathered around. Most delicious! Thanks, Marg.

  6. So tasty .. thanks for the recipe Marg. I will sure be making this one soon.

  7. .... i am making something like this for Sunday Supper tomorrow night...looks great

  8. Chicken is also one of our favorite meals..I'll be trying this recipe soon.
    Thanks Marg.

  9. Looks like I know what I'll be making one night this next week...

  10. Yum. I bet it smells real good while you are cooking it...

  11. Oh, this looks so wonderful. I will bet it tastes as good as it looks.

  12. I made this for supper tonight and it was a HUGE hit - so tasty and good. Thanks for sharing - this is a definite keeper!