January 23, 2017

Perfectly Creamy Herb Chicken

Creamy Herb Chicken: quick and easy herb chicken will be on your table in 20 minutes flat.

Creamy Herb Chicken by A Teaspoon of Home

I love making dinner, but I always love making dinner when I can find delicious meals that I can make in minutes flat. This creamy herb chicken is just that. You know the kind of recipe you follow the instructions and actually can start and finish within 20 minutes.

I know life is crazy! Believe me, I live in the definition of crazy and the last thing anyone wants to do around dinner time is actually make the meal. Well this recipe will leave you wanting to create more fabulous meals for your family.

Creamy Herb Chicken by A Teaspoon of Home

Creamy Herb Chicken

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 t onion powder
  • 2 t garlic powder
  • 1 t fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 t dried thyme
  • 1/2 t dried rosemary
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 1 T oil
  • Sauce:
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 t fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 t dried thyme
  • 1/2 t dried rosemary
  • 1 c milk or half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 t cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Pound chicken to about 1/2 inch thick. This will allow it to cook more quickly.
  2. Coat chicken breasts with the onion, garlic powders and herbs.
  3. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat 1 T oil in a large pan or skillet over medium heat and cook chicken breasts until opaque and no longer pink inside. (about 5 minutes each side)
  5. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  6. In the same pan or skillet, heat another 2 t olive oil and saute garlic, with parsley, thyme and rosemary for about 1 minute or until fragrant.
  7. Stir in milk, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Bring to a boil; (add the cornstarch to 1 T water and mix until smooth) then add this mixture to the centre of the pan, quickly stirring, until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  9. Reduce heat and simmer gently for another minute to allow the sauce to thicken.
  10. Return chicken to skillet sprinkle with extra herbs if desired. Serve immediately.
  11. Recipe: Cafe Delights
http://www.ateaspoonofhome.com/creamy-herb-chicken/

I love the flavor! I also loved the aroma that filled my home as it simmered in all of the herbs. Even better though, the fact that everyone ate it! Oh happy day!

Try it this week for your dinner!

Creamy Herb Chicken by A Teaspoon of Home

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Creamy Herb Chicken by A Teaspoon of Home

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