Chicken stroganoff has all the creamy comfort of beef stroganoff, made lighter with chicken. Comes together easily, making a delicious weeknight dinner.
If y’all have been around here for any length of time, then you know that we are a passionate soccer family. I played the game a million years ago, two of the Sons play, I’ve coached a team for the past 8 years, and I’m holding out hope that at least one more of my boys will want to take up the sport. We start practicing before the snow melts in the spring, and keep on going until the snow flies in the fall. Soccer is our thang.
Which is precisely why I’m still trying to figure out how we somehow ended up ensconced in basketball seaason. We don’t do basketball. I know next to nothing about the sport except that making baskets is a good thing–especially when your team sinks more baskets than the opponent. Beyond that? Forget it. Not. A. Clue. I feel like a fish out of water watching basketball. Although, I must say that watching a game that I know next to nothing about is far less stressful.
What does this mean in the grand scheme of things? Not much, except for the fact that I have to come up with more quick and easy weeknight meals–preferably that do not involve a slow cooker. For some reason, once the days get shorter, I can hardly ever remember to get that dang thing started in time to do us a lick of good come dinnertime. The result is that I end up with a refrigerator full of good intentions, and a whole lot of breakfast for dinner nights.
I’m convinced that my brain runs on solar power.
Luckily, I’m in that habit of throwing together “Must Go Meals”. As in, I toss whatever must go from the refrigerator into a skillet and hope for the best.
Chicken Stroganoff is a result of one of those moments.
What began in a late night panic to feed my ravenous family turned into all the creamy comfort of a heavy stroganoff, made lighter with chicken, stock, and reduced fat sour cream. Lighter Chicken Stroganoff is a quick and easy, 30 minute meal, in any season.