Vegetable-Lover’s Chicken Fricassee

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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This dish may seem complicated, but it really involves only fixing an assortment of vegetables and then serving them over the chicken. You can cut out some of the vegetables, if you like, or you can trade some of them out for whatever looks good at the market.


  • 12 thick spears green or white asparagus
  • One 10-ounce package cultivated mushrooms, preferably cremini


Early on the day you will be serving the fricassee, trim and peel the asparagus spears as shown. Cut each spear into 3 sections about 3 inches long.

Wash and dry the mushrooms. Cut the end off the bottom of each mushroom stem if dried out or dirty. Shuck