Poached and Pan-Seared Chicken with Mushroom Sauce, Mashed Turnips, and Roasted Squash Image

Poached and Pan-Seared Chicken with Mushroom Sauce, Mashed Turnips, and Roasted Squash

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Ingredients

Poached Chicken

  • Chicken Stock
  • Garlic
  • Carrots
  • Whole Pepper
  • Coriander
  • Thyme
  • Bay Leaf
  • 2-3 Chicken Thighs with Skin on

Mushroom Sauce

  • Dried Wild Mushrooms
  • Shallots
  • Thyme
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • White Wine
  • Chicken Stock, reserved from poached chicken
  • Double Heavy Cream
  • Olive Oil
  • Parsley

Mashed Turnips

  • Turnips
  • Carrots, reserved from poached chicken
  • Butter
  • Salt & pepper

Roasted Squash

  • Yellow Squash
  • Italian seasoning
  • Minced garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Cherry Tomatoes

Steps

Poached Chicken

  1. Immerse first 7 ingredients into Large Pot to Boil.
  2. Once Boiling, Season Chicken w Salt and Pepper; Poach for 7-10 Min.
  3. Remove after and let it Rest on Metal Tray or Small Rack.
  4. Now take the Chicken, Re-season with Salt and Pepper.
  5. Take a hot pan, drizzle olive oil and place chicken skin side down to crisp up.
  6. Add Butter to finish basting, and take out. Slice for serving.

Mushroom Sauce

  1. In a medium saute pan, add Olive Oil, Add all ingredients, except white wine and heavy cream, and let it cook down to get fragrant.
  2. Deglaze Pan with White Wine and Add Chicken stock then heavy cream.
  3. Strain Sauce into Separate pan, getting all those flavors and reduce again; Add Parsley to finish.

Mashed Turnips

  1. Peel turnips.
  2. Boil In water until soft.
  3. Add Carrots and Mash (or Food Processor).
  4. Add Butter, Salt and Pepper.

Roasted Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 450.
  2. Slice Squash into Small – Med Size circles, cut Cherry Tomatoes in half.
  3. In larger Bowl, Mix all until coated nicely. Season with Salt and Pepper.
  4. Roast for about 10-12 min.