Chicken Fricassee

Chicken fricassee is a very tasty excellent entree to make using boiled boneless skinless chicken breasts.

If you are cooking a pot of chicken soup following the recipe listed under soups, save the chicken breasts for this dish.

Skin and de-bone the cooked chicken, then cut up the meat from the chicken legs and wings, plus small pieces off the chicken carcass to add back into the chicken broth.

Save 2 cups of chicken broth plus the chicken breasts for this recipe.

It is a great way to stretch your food dollar for a super tasting meal.

This chicken recipe is delicious served with boiled rice and a green salad.


  • 2 boiled boned and skinned chicken breasts
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 12 oz. can asparagus, stems and pieces, drained, saving the liquid.
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. capers (optional)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup flour


  • In a medium sized pot, over medium high heat, melt the butter or margarine.
  • Stir in the flour and cook until bubbly, do not brown.
  • Add the liquid from the drained asparagus pieces, constantly stirring and chicken broth.
  • Bring to boil, stirring, cook until thickened.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the lemon juice, egg yolk, and capers (if using).
  • Add chicken breasts and asparagus pieces.
  • Gently combine all.
  • Return to low heat, stirring occasionally until heated through. Do not boil.

Top of Chicken Fricassee
Back to Quick Easy Chicken Recipes
Cooks Recipe Central Home Page