Chicken Parisienne Recipe - French Cuisine

Chicken Parisienne

Chicken Parisienne Recipe - French Cuisine
Region / culture: France | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 8 hours | Servings: 6


Chicken Parisienne
Chicken Parisienne

Chicken Parisienne is a delicious and creamy dish that is perfect for a cozy night in. This recipe combines tender chicken with a rich and flavorful sauce that is sure to impress your family and friends.


The origins of Chicken Parisienne are a bit unclear, but it is believed to have been inspired by French cuisine. The creamy sauce in this dish is reminiscent of classic French cooking techniques, making it a comforting and satisfying meal.


How to prepare

  1. Cook the chicken, soup, and broth in a crock pot on low heat for the entire day.
  2. One hour before serving, remove the chicken and cut it into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Whisk sour cream and flour into the remaining liquid in the crock pot.
  4. Return the chicken to the crock pot and heat until the mixture thickens.
  5. Serve the dish over rice.
  6. This recipe can be doubled or tripled.


  • Add mushrooms or onions to the sauce for extra flavor.
  • Use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream for a lighter version of the dish.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to cook the chicken on low heat in the crock pot to ensure that it stays tender and juicy.

- Whisking the sour cream and flour into the sauce at the end helps to thicken it and create a creamy texture.

- Serve the dish over rice to soak up all of the delicious sauce.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chicken Parisienne over rice with a side of steamed vegetables for a complete meal.

Cooking Techniques

This recipe uses a crock pot to slowly cook the chicken and sauce, resulting in tender and flavorful meat.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have cream of mushroom soup, you can use cream of chicken soup instead.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the sauce ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to cook the chicken.

Presentation Ideas

Garnish the dish with snipped parsley for a pop of color and freshness.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Chicken Parisienne with a crisp green salad and a glass of white wine for a complete meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stove until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chicken Parisienne contains approximately 300 calories.


Each serving of Chicken Parisienne contains approximately 15 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Chicken Parisienne contains approximately 12 grams of fat.


Each serving of Chicken Parisienne contains approximately 25 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Chicken Parisienne is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron.


This recipe contains dairy (sour cream) and wheat (flour).


Chicken Parisienne is a balanced meal that provides a good amount of protein and essential nutrients.


Chicken Parisienne is a comforting and delicious dish that is perfect for a cozy night in. With a creamy sauce and tender chicken, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still recall the sense of amazement I felt when I first saw this recipe for Chicken Parisienne. It was a rainy day in the bustling city of Paris, and I had just stumbled upon a quaint little boulangerie tucked away in a charming alleyway. The sweet aroma of freshly baked bread wafted through the air, drawing me in like a moth to a flame.

As I entered the cozy shop, I was greeted by the sight of a bustling kitchen filled with busy chefs and the sound of sizzling pans. The atmosphere was alive with the clatter of pots and pans, the hiss of steam, and the laughter of the cooks as they worked their magic.

I was captivated by the sight of a seasoned chef expertly preparing a dish that seemed to dance on the stovetop. The tantalizing aroma of garlic, butter, and herbs filled the air, making my mouth water in anticipation. I couldn't help but stand there, transfixed, as he effortlessly whipped up a dish that looked like a work of art.

Curiosity piqued, I mustered up the courage to approach the chef and ask him about the dish he was preparing. With a warm smile, he welcomed me into his kitchen and began to explain the process of making Chicken Parisienne. He spoke with such passion and enthusiasm that I couldn't help but be drawn in by his infectious love for cooking.

As he guided me through the steps of preparing the dish, I was struck by the simplicity and elegance of the recipe. It was a harmonious blend of tender chicken, creamy sauce, and fragrant herbs that danced together in perfect harmony. He shared with me the secrets of his culinary prowess, revealing the importance of using only the freshest ingredients and cooking with love and care.

I watched in awe as he expertly seared the chicken to golden perfection, deglazed the pan with a splash of white wine, and simmered the sauce until it reached a velvety smooth consistency. The kitchen filled with the mouthwatering aroma of garlic, shallots, and thyme, creating a symphony of flavors that danced on my taste buds.

After the dish was complete, the chef plated it with a flourish, garnishing it with a sprinkle of fresh herbs and a drizzle of rich, velvety sauce. He handed me a fork and urged me to take a bite, his eyes twinkling with anticipation.

I hesitated for a moment, savoring the aroma of the dish before taking my first bite. The flavors exploded on my tongue, sending me into a state of blissful ecstasy. The chicken was tender and succulent, bathed in a creamy sauce that was rich with the flavors of butter, wine, and herbs. It was a taste sensation unlike anything I had ever experienced before.

As I savored each delectable bite, I knew that I had stumbled upon a culinary treasure that I would cherish for years to come. The recipe for Chicken Parisienne had captured my heart and soul, igniting a passion for cooking that would stay with me for the rest of my days.

From that moment on, I made it my mission to perfect the recipe for Chicken Parisienne, experimenting with different ingredients and techniques until I had mastered the art of creating this exquisite dish. I shared the recipe with friends and family, delighting in their awe and admiration as they tasted the fruits of my labor.

To this day, whenever I prepare Chicken Parisienne, I am transported back to that rainy day in Paris, standing in that bustling kitchen with the chef who had inspired me to follow my culinary dreams. The recipe holds a special place in my heart, a reminder of the magic of that moment when I discovered the joy of cooking and the power of a truly great recipe.


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