Creamy Chicken Stroganoff with mushrooms

Creamy Chicken Stroganoff

Creamy Chicken Stroganoff with mushrooms, perfect for dinner tonight. Classic Russian comfort food, creamy and delicious, like babushka made! Chicken Stroganoff Recipe (Бефстроганов из курицы)

Course Dinner, Main
Cuisine Russian
Keyword Chicken Stroganoff
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Peter's Food Adventures


  • 1 lb /500g chicken breast sliced or diced
  • 3/4 lb /375g mushrooms halved then sliced
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 cup brandy be generous with your measure
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • fresh parsley


  1. In a deep frying pan on medium high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and fry the chicken pieces. Set aside.

  2. Sauté the onions and mushrooms over medium high heat in 1 tablespoon of butter until they are soft and opaque.

  3. Sprinkle the flour, mustard powder and paprika over the mushroom and onions, and mix throughout. Add the tomato paste and allow to cook for about 1 minute.

  4. Pour in the brandy. Stir to ensure there are no lumps and allow the alcohol to slightly cook out ( about 1 minute).

  5. Add the chicken pieces and chicken stock.

  6. Stir in the sour cream, add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Serve over egg noodles, pasta, rice or potatoes.