4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 Tablespoon smoked paprika
3 Tablespoons unsalted butterdivided
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup chicken broth
Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe-Best food blog
This tasty Lemon Butter Chicken is super easy to make and just over the top in taste.This tasty dish is full of flavor and every bite is unforgettable.The lemon cream sauce mixed with the fresh garlic and Parmesan cheese pairs perfectly with the delicious juicy chicken.So tasty, this dish will leave you coming back for more.Perfect for any weeknight dinner.
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Season the chicken with salt, pepper and paprika.Set aside.
Step 3: Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat.
Step 4: Add the chicken and sear both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove and set chicken aside on separate plate.
Step 5: While the chicken is resting, return back to the same skillet and melt remaining tablespoon of butter in the skillet. Add garlic and saute for 2 more minutes.
Step 6: Stir in chicken broth, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, splash of wine and thyme.
Step 7: Bring sauce to a boil and reduce heat. Add in the spinach and parsley and simmer until the spinach and parsley has wilted and the sauce has slightly thickened.
Step 8: Continue to cook the sauce about 5 to 7 minutes so the sauce becomes thicker.You do not want the sauce to become too runny.
Step 9: Once your sauce is to the desired thickness, return the chicken to the oven proof dish.
Step 10: Place in the oven and cook for 30 minutes.
Step 11: Remove the dish and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving. Top with fresh chopped parsley.