High Protein Chicken and Mushroom Skillet Recipe

High-Protein Chicken and Mushroom Skillet Recipe


Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 15 Minutes

Cook time: 30 Minutes

Total time: 45 Minutes


  • 1 pound Chicken breasts
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil divided
  • 8 ounces Sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • ¼ teaspoon Dried thyme leaves or 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Heavy cream
  • 4-ounce Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Pound chicken breasts to 1″ thickness and cut them in half, creating 4 smaller breasts.
  3. Season chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter in a medium oven-proof skillet. Toss mushrooms with soy sauce and thyme and add to the pan. Cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from pan.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the hot pan. Brown chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes per side.
  6. Stir cream into reserved mushrooms and place on top of chicken. Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese, then place in oven.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165°F) and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 370kcal

Carbohydrates: 3g

Protein: 35g | Fat: 24g

Saturated Fat: 10g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g

Monounsaturated Fat: 10g

Trans Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 118mg

Sodium: 538mg

Potassium: 643mg

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 2g

Vitamin A: 485IU

Vitamin C: 3mg

Calcium: 241mg

Iron: 1mg

Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutritional facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API that recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.

How to Store the High-Protein Chicken and Mushroom Skillet

Leftovers should be kept in an airtight container and refrigerated for 3-4 days. To reheat, pop it in the microwave or oven until it is heated. Remember, the cooked chicken should only be reheated once! You can also freeze your leftover chicken for 2–6 months.

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