*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Chicken with Porcini Mushrooms
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Course - Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      ounce         dried porcini mushrooms
      1/2  cup           water
    1      tablespoon    butter
    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    2 1/2  pounds        chicken pieces -- skinned if desired
      1/2  cup           dry white wine
      1/2  cup           fresh tomato -- chopped
                         Sliced fresh tomatoes -- optional
                         Freshly grated Parmesan cheese -- optional
                         Fresh herb (basil or thyme) snipped -- optional
 
 Rinse and drain dried mushrooms.  Soak mushrooms in the warm water for 20 to
 30 minutes.  Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid.  Coarsely chop mushrooms; set
 aside.
 
 In a 12 skillet heat butter and olive oil over medium-high heat.  Add
 chicken pieces and cook about 10 minutes or until browned on both sides.
  (Add more oil, if necessary.)
 
 Add wine, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.  Simmer, uncovered, for
 about 5 minutes or until most of the wine is evaporated.  Add mushrooms and
 chopped tomatoes.  Slowly add reserved mushroom liquid.  Cover skillet;
 reduce heat to low.  Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes of until chicken is tender
 and no longer pink.  Transfer chicken to a warm platter.
 
 For sauce, skim fat from mixture in skillet.  Bring to a boil; boil for about
 5 minutes or until desired consistency.  Pour over chicken.  Serve with
 tomatoes sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan and herb (s).
 
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