Fettuccine with shiitake sauce and chicken
Chicken Pasta Mushrooms Sauces
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:53:31 AM. Recipe ID 15342. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Fettuccine with shiitake sauce and chicken
Categories: Pasta, Chicken, Mushrooms
Yield: 4 Servings
1 oz Pkg dried shiitaki mushrooms
1 T Olive oil
1/2 t Dried rosemary, crumbled
3 ea Shallots, minced
1 c Beef stock or canned
Unsalted beef broth
3 ea Boneless chicken breast
Halves, cut in strips
2/3 c Freshly grated parmesan
Cheese (about 2 ounces)
4 oz Fresh shiitake mushrooms or
Button mushrooms, sliced
Roasted garlic toasts (see
Additional freshly grated
1 1/2 c Hot water
6 ea Bacon slices, minced
Minced fresh Italian parsley
Salt and fresh ground pepper
1 1/4 c Half and half
Place dried mushrooms in medium bowl. Add hot water and let soak
until softened, about 30 minutes. Remove mushrooms from water,
squeezing the excess water back into bowl. Strain and reserve
liquid. Slice mushrooms, discarding stems. Heat oil in heavy large
skillet over medium heat. Add bacon and chicken and cook until fat
renders, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes. Add dried and fresh
mushrooms and rosemary and saute 3 minutes. Pour off half of fat.
Add shallots to bacon in skillet and saute 1 minute. Add dried and
fresh mushrooms and rosemary and saute 3 minutes. Add stock and
mushroom-soaking liquid. Boil until reduced to a glaze, about 10
Add half-and-half and simmer until beginning to thicken, about 5
Remove from heat (can be prepared 3 days ahead, cover and
refrigerate.) Add pasta to large pot of boiling salted water. Cook
until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, rewarm mushroom sauce over medium-low heat. Drain pasta.
Add to sauce and stir until coated. Mix in 2/3 cup parmesan. Season
with salt and pepper. Transfer to plates. Sprinkle with parsley.
Serve immediately with garlic toasts, passing additional parmesan
separately (see recipe for garlic toasts).
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