Chicken Madeira Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4/12 cups quartered fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Madeira or dry sherry
  • Green onions, thinly sliced for garnish (optional)
  • Herbed Biscuits (see below)


  1. Cut chicken meat into 1″ sized cubes.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove chicken and set aside.
  3. Add garlic, mushrooms and onion to skillet. Cook, uncovered for 4-5 minutes or until liquid evaporates.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together sour cream, flour, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  5. Add sour cream mixture, milk and broth to skillet. Cook and stir until bubbly then cook for 1 minute more.
  6. Add chicken and Maderia or Sherry and heat thoroughly.
  7. Serve over herbed biscuits. Sprinkle with additional sliced green onions if desired.

Herbed Biscuits Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup biscuit mix
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
  • 1/2 cup skim milk


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C)
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together biscuit mix, green onions and basil.
  3. Add milk and stir just until dough clings together.
  4. On a floured surface knead dough 10- 12 strokes and roll out to a 1/2″ thickness.
  5. Using a 2″ biscuit cutter, cut dough into 12 biscuits. Reroll the trimmings as necessary
  6. Bake biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet for 12 minutes.
Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories:    406
Fat:    14g
Cholesterol:    78mg
Protein:    35g
Carbohydrate:    34g
Sodium:    797mg

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