This creamy French chicken stew, a variation on blanquette, is made with chicken breasts, carrots, mushrooms, celery, onion, and a creamy sauce. It feels decadent but is surprisingly virtuous.

A blue plate with a serving of creamy French chicken stew served over rice and garnished with parsley.

Adapted from Mardi Michels | French Food for Everyone: Le Diner | MLM Publications, 2021

Blanquette is the sort of dish you might find on a prix fixe menu at a French bistro, an unassuming sort of dish but one that you should know how to make!…

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