One Skillet Chicken with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce

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Say hello to your new favorite one skillet chicken dinner that’s topped with a lemon garlic butter cream sauce! I used thin chicken breasts, but this recipe would be delicious with boneless chicken thighs too!

Hello, hello to my new favorite creamy, garlicky, lemony, delicious skillet chicken! You guys, I’ve gone completely head over heels for today’s meal (I didn’t mean for that to rhyme. As many of you have probably guessed, I have a love for white meat chicken. It’s no dark meat for me. But the good news is that today’s chicken dinner is customizable to your chicken needs.

Boneless skinless chicken thighs, sure, why not! *Applause* you’ve only just waited half of FOREVER for me to bring you something that could be made with something other than boneless skinless chicken breast.

This one skillet chicken recipe is my go-to chicken dinner of the  decade. Obvi, this recipe requires just one pan. Which means, we make the chicken and the sauce – that’s right – in just uno skillet-o.

We’re talking tender chicken, covered in a lemon garlic butter sauce that’s creamier than anything you’ve had before. Someone, please, throw some capers up in the sauce! This only *just* hit me now, but I’m totally doing it next time, pinky promise.Should I just stop here? Are you on your way to the kitchen, cuz ya should be!

What makes this chicken with lemon garlic cream sauce recipe special?

We’re using a lot of the same ingredients like butter, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, and parsley. What makes this chicken dinner to the next level is chicken broth and a big splash of heavy cream.

The sauce has a nice creamy consistency that would taste AMAZING tossed in some angel hair pasta. The pasta-abilities are ENDLESS. See what I did there.

How to make one skillet chicken with lemon garlic cream sauce:

Get those chicken breasts cooking on both sides. You don’t have to worry about cooking the chicken all the way through. We’re just looking to get some color on the chicken and for all those wonderful flavor bits to form in the bottom of the pan.

The ‘flavor bits’ are going to be deglazed with chicken broth and lemon juice to make the lemon garlic cream sauce for this skillet chicken.

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