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.
4Skinless boneless chicken breasts: a substitute for boneless chicken thighs
6large Garlic cloves, sliced, chopped or smashed if you love garlic, use a whole garlic head
1cupdouble cream: substitute with half and halfsingle cream or evaporated milk
1teaspoongarlic salt and
Black pepper to taste
¾cuplow sodium chicken broth
½teaspoonred pepper flakes or as needed
Season both sides of the chicken cutlets with garlic salt, black pepper and paprika
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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