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Lemon Chicken Scallopini w/smoked mushrooms

post #1 of 13
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Picked up some shrooms the other day because they had a really good sale. I threw them in the smoker not sure what would become of them.

Growing out of the smoker...

Smoked for about an hour then put into the fridge.
Next day I realized what I wanted to do. I love lemon chicken scallopini and it gets mushrooms with it so that was what I decided on.


I mixed some flour, salt and pepper together, pounded out a few chickens breasts, sliced into strips and coated in flour mixture.

Sauteed in a pan (med-high) with olive oil until browned. Once browned on one side I flipped and added in the mushrooms.

As it cooked I made up a mixture of
1/2T lemon juice
2t butter
1/2C heavy cream
1/2t thyme
salt and pepper

Once the chicken was browned I added half a can of chicken stock, juice of one lemon, 1/2C heavy cream, brought to a boil and added 3-4 artichoke hearts, quartered, and simmered for 10 minutes

At the same time I boiled some angel hair pasta and bacon in the oven

The bacon, oops, should have paid better attention, guess what my dog had for dinner?

So once I had the chicken simmered I removed it from the heat, added the cream mixture, placed pasta on a plate, added chicken, sauce and topped with (new) crumbled bacon.

post #2 of 13
Nice looking meal JIM. How did the mushrooms take to the smoke?????
post #3 of 13
Looks great Fire... I can almost taste it...points.gif
post #4 of 13
That looks delicious. Going to making this one for our son when he's in from college. He will love your recipe.

Thanks for sharing.
post #5 of 13
Nice recipe, thanks for sharing. Looks delicious.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gifI love most everything with pasta.
post #6 of 13

post #7 of 13
Thread Starter 
They had a great flavor.
Only tried smoking mushrooms once before and they were stuffed and I didn't smoke them cap down for a bit so a lot of the water pooled inside of them but these worked out great, I made sure to go light on the smoke while I had them in since mushrooms act like a sponge and could easily pick up too much smoke. Only thing that would have been even better would have been to grill the lemon for a minute or so before squeezing the juice out for even more flavor.
post #8 of 13
to prevent the water from pooling up in them when making stuffed shrooms, just make an x slash on bottom side of cap most of the way thru... water will drain.

Jim... that is one great post!!! not only does the dish look awesome but you have left no steps out. thanks for sharing!!! i guess having us over to actually taste is only way is see this post being any more complete. You got points.giffrom me on this one!!!!! great thread!!!
post #9 of 13
Sweet there Jim that is one fine recipe. I like the smoked mushrooms and you say that they excepted the smoke well. we will have to try it for sure and I'm also glad you didnt leave out a step either so Thanks alot for the recipe. Man you have to love this place.
post #10 of 13
That looks delicious! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif I'll have to give it a try.
post #11 of 13
Outstanding recipe, Jim! Very impressive- well earned points!

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post #13 of 13

Oh man!

It is just before 7 in the morning and I am already looking forward to dinner. That looks sooooo good. I love mushrooms, and I love smoke. How can you go wrong there? points.gifPDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
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