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Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms

November 8th, 2014 in Chicken, Main Dishes by
Total cooking time: 1h 20min
Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

Fall is a perfect time to cook some squash. Spaghetti squash.

This recipe features spaghetti squash stewed with chicken and mushrooms in sour cream sauce. Prepared like this, this dish doesn’t require a side.

Stewed spaghetti squash will work great for dunner or lunch. Leftovers can be easily reheated in microwave.

Ingredients:


How to prepare, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 1
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 1
  2. Slice spaghetti squash in half, scoop seeds out and discard them:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 2
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 2
  3. Arrange both halves cut side down in a oven safe pan and put into oven preheated to 350F for 45 mins to an hour (until pulp can be easily scooped out). Once squash is ready, remove it from the oven, and set aside to cool down. It saves some time if you do this step in advance:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 3
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 3
  4. While squash is cooking, peel both onions, slice them in quarter of circles; warm deep skillet with 2 tablespoons of oil; add onions in and cook over moderate heat until lightly colored (stir from time to time):
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 4
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 4
  5. Clean and slice mushrooms, add them to the skillet:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 5
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 5
  6. Cook onions and mushrooms together until all the mushroom juice evaporates, continue stirring from time to time:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 6
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 6
  7. Increase heat, add chicken meat sliced in stripes:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 7
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 7
  8. Fry chicken meat over high heat until each piece is colored from each side (continue stirring), then reduce heat to moderate:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 8
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 8
  9. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 9
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 9
  10. Add sour cream:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 10
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 10
  11. Mix and cook for about 15 mins:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 11
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 11
  12. While chicken is cooking, carefully scoop insides of spaghetti squash to a bowl with a spoon or fork:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 12
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 12
  13. Add chopped dill to the skillet:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 13
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 13
  14. Add spaghetti squash insides to the skillet:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 14
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 14
  15. Carefully mix content of the skillet, bring it to simmer and let it simmer for 2 mins more. Then turn heat off:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 15
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe: Step 15
  16. And serve:
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe
    Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe
Enjoy!

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