Culinary Collection

Chicken with Peppercorn-Mushroom Gravy

and truffle mashed potatoes

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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You may not know your sauté pan from your soup pot, but one thing you've got figured out is that old standby, simple mashed potatoes and gravy. Right? Wrong. Not that you haven't figured it out, but there's so much more to mashed potatoes and gravy than you ever imagined. This is a gravy made of fiery, perfectly pungent peppercorns and deep earthy mushrooms, adding both warmth and depth. And these potatoes are decked out with not only butter but lux truffle oil. There's nothing simple here, except that it's simply delicious.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 13 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 12 oz. Yukon Potatoes
  • 8 oz. Broccolini
  • 4 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
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    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    4 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace Concentrate
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    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • ½ fl. oz. Truffle Oil
  • 1 tsp. Coarse Black Pepper

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using NY strip steak, follow same instructions as chicken in Step 3 and 4, cooking until steak reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 7-10 minutes per side. Halve to serve.

  1. 1

    Mash the Potatoes

    Cut potatoes into large chunks. Bring a medium pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 14-18 minutes.

    Reserve 1/2 cup potato cooking water. Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot.

    Add butter, half the cream cheese (reserve remaining for sauce), 1/2 tsp. salt, and half the potato cooking water. Mash until creamy, with a few lumps. If too thick, add remaining potato cooking water, 1 Tbsp, at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Stir in half the truffle oil. Taste, and add more if desired. Cover and set aside.

    While potatoes cook, roast broccolini.

  2. 2

    Roast the Broccolini

    Trim bottom end from broccolini. If stems are thicker than 1/2", halve lengthwise.

    Place broccolini on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

    Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven until broccolini tops are lightly charred, 10-12 minutes.

    If broccolini finishes before rest of meal, remove from oven and tent with foil.

    While broccolini roasts, prepare ingredients.

  3. 3

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut mushrooms into 1/4" slices.

    Pat chicken breasts dry, and season both sides with a pinch of coarse black pepper (reserve remaining for sauce).

  4. 4

    Cook the Chicken

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add chicken breasts to hot pan and cook until browned and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side.

    Remove chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

    Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  5. 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to cook chicken to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add mushrooms to hot pan and stir occasionally until softened, 4-5 minutes.

    Add 1/4 cup water, demi-glace, remaining cream cheese, and two pinches of coarse black pepper. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until sauce is thickened and creamy, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping chicken with sauce. Bon appétit!

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