Mushroom Sauce Recipe

This deliciously creamy mushroom sauce is super easy to prepare and you only need a few simple ingredients to make it. The mushrooms are enhanced by garlic, Parmesan and cream to create a decadent sauce that comes together in no time and adds a rich, savoury flavour to any dish. Whether serving pub-style chicken schnitzel or a perfectly cooked steak, a generous drizzle of this creamy mushroom sauce will take your meal to the next level.

Can you make Mushroom Sauce ahead of time?

Mushroom Sauce is best prepared and served fresh.

Is Mushroom Sauce suitable for leftovers?

Yes, Mushroom Sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop. Not suitable to freeze.

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Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Mushroom Sauce

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  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 200 g (2 cups) button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp garlic, freshly minced
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chicken stock
  • 1 cup (240 ml) thickened/heavy cream
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅓ cup (30 g) freshly grated Parmesan


  1. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add the butter and, once melted, add the sliced mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the garlic, stirring for 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken stock, reduce the heat to medium, then add the thickened cream and cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce begins to thicken.
  4. Remove from heat and stir through the Parmesan cheese. Season to taste with salt.


Note 1 – Makes approximately 2 cups of sauce, enough to drizzle over 4 chicken schnitzels or steaks generously.


Best prepared and served fresh. 


Can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop. Not suitable to freeze.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: sauce, mushroom sauce
  • Method: pan