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Quick & Easy Creamy Chicken Recipe

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Our creamy chicken recipe is comfort food heaven! Tender chicken, delicious creamy garlicky sauce and a sprinkling of Parmesan. Totally Delicious!

This is the kind of creamy, comforting delicious chicken dish you just want to come home to. And… if there’s a side of French fries, then that just makes dinner even better!

Why You’ll LOVE This Creamy Chicken For Dinner

Just a few ingredients – you only need a handful of tasty ingredients to throw together this creamy pan fried chicken dish.

It tastes SO good! if you’re a fan of creamy garlicky chicken then this is definitely the dish for you.

Super easy to make – creamy chicken is really easy to make, pan fried, and on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Image shows a pan of creamy chicken next to a bowl of fries and a bowl of peas with butter in

Creamy Chicken Recipe 

Serves – 4 

Prep Time – 5 minutes 

Cook Time – approx 20 minutes

Total Time – 25 minutes 

Our Most Popular Alternative – Chicken Supreme

Equipment Needed

  • Vegetable knife
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Skillet pan
  • Cooking spoon

Ingredients For Creamy Chicken 

You’l just need a handful of ingredients to make this easy creamy pan fried chicken recipe

Image shows ingredients for creamy chicken, including cheese, chopped chicken breasts, dried tomato, oregano, chicken stock cube, cream , olive oil and garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil – you can swap this for butter if you prefer
  • 650g chicken breast – cut into bitesized pieces
  • 6 sun dried tomatoes – chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic – finely chopped
  • 200ml cream (heavy cream)
  • 150ml chicken stock (chicken broth)
  • 1 tsp Italian herb seasoning

How To Make The BEST Creamy Chicken 

Our delicious creamy pan fried chicken breast recipe is super easy to make and packed with flavor!

Step One – fry the chicken

  • Add the olive oil to a skillet pan over a medium heat on the hob.
  • Add the chicken pieces, season with salt, black pepper and add the Italian seasoning, then fry for around 8 minutes, turning and stirring often.
Image shows some chopped chicken breast in a pan, next to a plate of garlic, a plate of oregano and a bowl of sundried tomatoes

Step Two – add the garlic and tomatoes

  • Add the chopped garlic and sun-dried tomatoes and fry for a further 5 minutes.
Image shows a pan with chopped chicken breasts, sun dried tomatoes, garlic and oregano

Step Three – pour in the stock and cream

  • Pour in the hot chicken stock. Then add the cream.

Step Four – simmer on the hob

  • Heat the creamy sauce through on the hob – continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through properly throughout.

Step Five – add the Parmesan cheese

  • Once cooked, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the grated Parmesan cheese.
Images shows a creamy chicken in a pan with oregano and sundried tomatoes with cheese

Step Six – serve

  • Then serve with your favourite side dishes.
Image shows a pan of creamy chicken next to a bowl of fries and a bowl of peas with butter in

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Recipe Tips, Variations And Add-Ins 

Hey, this is your dinner, feel free to add in some extras or change things up

Add some more vegetables – you could add in some finely chopped onion or shallots, mushrooms, handful of frozen peas or spinach, some sliced courgettes, or chopped bell peppers. Or scatter over some fresh basil or flat leaf parsley.

Add a kick of spice – if you like things hot, stir in spoonful of nduja as you fry the chicken at the beginning of the recipe. Or add a scattering of red pepper flakes as you serve.

Use chicken thighs – you can swap the chicken breast for diced chicken thigh if you prefer.

Make pasta bake – add some extra cream, stir though some cooked pasta, scatter with more Parmesan cheese and brown under the grill.

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Love your leftovers – leftovers should be cooled quickly within a hour of cooking, and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When reheating do so on the hob or in the microwave and make sure you reheat thoroughly and properly.

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What To Serve With Creamy Chicken 

Our creamy chicken goes with loads of different sides, try

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Image shows a pan of creamy chicken next to a bowl of fries and a bowl of peas with butter in

Easy Creamy Chicken Recipe

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nothing says comfort food quite like creamy chicken. And this chicken recipe can be on your plate in around 20 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 650g chicken breast - cut into bitesized pieces
  • 6 sun dried tomatoes - chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic - finely chopped
  • 200ml cream
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper

Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to a skillet pan over a medium heat on the hob.
  2. Add the chicken pieces, season with salt, black pepper and add the Italian seasoning, then fry for around 8 minutes, turning and stirring often. Image shows some chopped chicken breast in a pan, next to a plate of garlic, a plate of oregano and a bowl of sundried tomatoes
  3. Add the chopped garlic and sun dried tomatoes and fry for a further 5 minutes. Image shows a pan with chopped chicken breasts, sun dried tomatoes, garlic and oregano
  4. Pour in the hot chicken stock.
  5. Add the cream.
  6. Warm through - continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through properly and thoroughly. Larger chicken pieces will take longer to cook.
  7. Once cooked, remove from the heat - stir in the Parmesan cheese.Images shows a creamy chicken in a pan with oregano and sundried tomatoes with cheese
  8. Then serve with your favourite sides.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 494Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 196mgSodium: 320mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 53g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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