Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee is a classic French stew that is full of flavor! This chicken fricassee recipe is a one-pan meal made using everyday pantry staples.

Pronounced “fri-ka-say,” this rustic French Stew is made with bone-in chicken thighs, drumsticks, and the most incredibly creamy white wine and mushroom sauce.


Rustic – This simple dish is the type of thing you can imagine being served in a farmhouse in the middle of French wine country.


chicken thighs chicken drumsticks mushrooms all-purpose flour chicken broth white wine heavy cream

Step 1

Remove excess fat and dry the chicken thighs and drumsticks with a paper towel, then season with salt and pepper.

Step 2

Heat the butter and olive oil together in a deep skillet over medium heat, then cook the chicken thighs skin side down in the pan for 3-4 minutes without moving them.

Step 3

Add the celery, carrots and onion to the skillet. Stir and cook for 5-6 minutes or until the veggies begin to soften.