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creamy sauce with spinach and chicken breasts.

Creamy Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

You can make this easy creamy garlic chicken recipe under 30 minutes. The garlic cream sauce with spinach is delicious and the chicken breasts are tender and succulent. Even your fussiest eater won’t say no to this one-pan simple fancy dinner.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, British
Servings 4
Calories 431 kcal


  • 4 Skinless boneless chicken breasts: a substitute for boneless chicken thighs
  • 6 large Garlic cloves, sliced, chopped or smashed if you love garlic, use a whole garlic head
  • 1 cup double cream: substitute with half and half single cream or evaporated milk
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt and
  • Black pepper to taste
  • ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes or as needed


  • Season both sides of the chicken cutlets with garlic salt, black pepper and paprika
    seasoned chicken breasts on a chopping board.
  • Heat up olive oil in a non-stick pan or a skillet over medium-high heat until hot. add the seasoned chicken carefully to the hot oil and sear on both for 3 to 4 minutes. transfer the seared chicken to a plate and set aside.
    chicken breasts searing on a skillet.
  • Reduce the heat and melt some butter in the hot pan, add the sliced garlic and sauté for about 2 minutes or until fragrant, be careful not to burn the garlic.
    garlic in melted oil on a skillet.
  • Add chicken broth and stir to combine scraping every brown bit at the bottom of the pan. Stir in the cream and mix to combine, bring to a gentle simmer for about 3 minutes.
    chicken breast in a sauce.
  • Return the seared chicken into the sauce and continue to cook for another 5 minutes flipping the chicken once so all the sides are covered with the creamy sauce. Finally, add the spinach to the pan, stir into the sauce, taste the sauce for salt and pepper and adjust accordingly. Take it off the heat
    spinach and sauce in a pan.



  • If you would like the sauce thicker, make cornflour slurry with 1 tablespoon of cornflour and 2 tablespoons of water or the creamy sauce. Mix until cornflour is completely dissolved, stir it to the creamy sauce and continue to cook for another minute or two or until it thickens to your liking.


Calories: 431kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 27gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 169mgSodium: 804mgPotassium: 532mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1441IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg

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