chicken and mushrooms recipe

Lucky Dog Braised Chicken & Mushrooms

This one-skillet dinner features chicken, mushrooms, award winning Lucky Dog hard apple cider, and mustard sauce that’s perfect French comfort food.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people


  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs skin removed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 large shallots thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
  • 10 ounces cremini mushrooms quartered (about 4 cups)
  • 2 medium garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme chopped and divided
  • 3/4 cup Luck Dog Hard Cider
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard


  • Season the chicken with the salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 1/2 tsp of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken to the pan and cook until lightly browned, 3 minutes per side.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate.
  • Add the remaining 1 1/2 tsp of oil to the skillet.
  • Add the mushrooms and shallots and sauté, stirring frequently, until mushrooms begin to brown, 4 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and thyme and cook until fragrant, 45 seconds.
  • Reduce heat to medium low.
  • Add the Lucky Dog Cider, broth and mustard and bring to a simmer, scraping up browned bits on bottom of pan.
  • Add the chicken and any accumulated juices from the plate, cover and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and simmer uncovered until the sauce has reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!