Cheesy Portabella Chicken – a Delicious, Healthy Dish For Any Day of the Week

When it comes to a flavorful, healthy dish that comes together quickly and easily, it can be hard to beat this classic family favorite – portabella chicken. A wonderfully versatile dish that can be tweaked in countless ways, this dish has become a staple in many households.


-2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
-3 portabella mushrooms
-1/4 cup olive oil
-1/4 cup white wine
-1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
-1/4 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
-3 Tbsp minced garlic
-1/2 tsp paprika
-Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. In a large shallow baking pan, evenly spread the olive oil.
3. Lay the chicken breasts in the baking pan.
4. Top each chicken breast with portabella mushrooms.
5. In a bowl, mix the white wine, bread crumbs, Parmigiano Reggiano, garlic, paprika and salt and pepper.
6. Top the chicken and mushrooms with the breadcrumb mixture.
7. Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Serving and Variations

This portabella chicken dish goes great served over a bed of rice or buttered egg noodles. For a flavorful twist, try adding some sliced roasted red peppers and mozzarella cheese.

A variety of herbs and spices can be used to give this dish its own distinctive flavor, such as oregano, thyme, chili powder or cumin. For a more Americanized version, you can use jalapenos, barbecue sauce and Cheddar cheese. No matter what combination of ingredients you use, you are sure to be rewarded with a delicious, nutritious meal.

Portabella chicken is an easy, classic recipe that should be in everyone’s repertoire. Not only is it a healthy and delicious weeknight meal, but it can also be easily tweaked to create a truly unique and flavorful dish. Thanks to its unique combination of flavors, as well as its versatility, this is a dish you will find yourself returning to time and again.