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Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken

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Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken

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Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken

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Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes – Cook Time: 30-35 minutes – Servings: 4

Ingredients For Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken:

4 Bone in skin on chicken thighs

1 tsp. Salt

1 tsp. Lemon pepper seasoning

3 Tbsp. Butter divided

3 tsp. Minced garlic

½ C. Chicken broth

1 C. Heavy whipping cream

½ C. Parmesan cheese grated

¼ C. Lemon Juice

1 tsp. Thyme dried

5 oz. Baby spinach fresh

Lemon slices for garnish

How To Make Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Step 2. Season the chicken thighs with salt and lemon pepper seasoning.

Step 3. Place 2 Tbsp of the butter in a skillet over medium high heat.

Step 4. Add the chicken skin side down, and sear for several minutes on each side until browned. Remove and set aside.

Step 5. Melt the remaining tbsp of butter in the skillet and add the garlic. Stir to combine and saute for 30 seconds.

Step 6. Whisk in the chicken broth and lemon juice to deglaze the skillet.

Step 7. Stir in the heavy whipping cream and thyme. Simmer until the sauce thickens.

Step 8. Mix in the parmesan cheese and then return the chicken to the skillet.

Return the chicken to the skillet,

Step 9. Bake for 20 minutes.

Step 10. Remove the skillet from the oven and add the spinach. Place a lid on the skillet until the spinach is wilted. Stir to combine.

Step 11. Serve with lemon slices or garnish.

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Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Make this Easy & Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken for a simple and tasty meal!
Creamy Lemon Butter Chicken
5 from 2 votes

Ingredients 

  • 4 Bone in skin on chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Lemon pepper seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp. Butter divided
  • 3 tsp. Minced garlic
  • ½ C. Chicken broth
  • 1 C. Heavy whipping cream
  • ½ C. Parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ C. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp. Thyme dried
  • 5 oz. Baby spinach fresh
  • Lemon slices for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Season the chicken thighs with salt and lemon pepper seasoning.
  • Place 2 Tbsp of the butter in a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the chicken skin side down, and sear for several minutes on each side until browned. Remove and set aside.
  • Melt the remaining tbsp of butter in the skillet and add the garlic. Stir to combine and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Whisk in the chicken broth and lemon juice to deglaze the skillet.
  • Stir in the heavy whipping cream and thyme. Simmer until the sauce thickens.
  • Mix in the parmesan cheese and then return the chicken to the skillet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and add the spinach. Place a lid on the skillet until the spinach is wilted. Stir to combine.
  • Serve with lemon slices or garnish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1297mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g
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