Sarah Beeny's speedy recipe for Creamy Mushroom & Chicken Spaghetti

Published Monday, Apr 21 2014, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Wondering what to cook tonight? This creamy mushroom and chicken spaghetti is bound to satisfy your rumbling stomach.

Courtesy of TV presenter, mum of four and property guru Sarah Beeny, it combines fresh mushrooms and chicken with a good dosage of super-healthy broccoli, topped off with yummy crème fraiche and Parmesan cheese. A quick, easy and delicious supper in minutes.

Creamy mushroom and chicken spaghetti

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  • 400g spaghetti
  • 300g closed cup mushrooms, cleaned & sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 25g butter
  • 4 chicken thighs, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed (optional)
  • 1 small head of broccoli cut into florets & cooked
  • 300ml creme fraiche
  • 160g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper


1 Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and butter in a large frying pan. Add the mushrooms and fry until golden, around five minutes.

2 Season and remove from the pan. Add a second tablespoon of olive oil and add in the chicken and garlic. Cook until the chicken is cooked through.

3 Return the mushrooms to the pan along with the cooked broccoli, stir well and season to taste.

4 Cook the spaghetti in boiling, lightly salted water, following the cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

5 Gently heat the crème frache in a separate pan. Slowly stir in 120g of the Parmesan cheese and stir until melted and hot.

6 Add to the mushroom and chicken mixture and heat through.

7 Serve on a bed of cooked spaghetti and sprinkle over the remaining Parmesan.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

For more mushroom recipes, head to Just Add Mushrooms.

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