Creamy Garlic Parmesan and Roasted Red Pepper Chicken
Creamy Garlic Parmesan and Roasted Red Pepper Chicken - a one-pan, easy-to-make comforting recipe that will give you all the warm fuzzy, content feelings. The chicken is pan-seared and combined in a delicious, creamy sauce combining all the perfect flavors of parmesan cheese, spinach, roasted red peppers, and garlic.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Samantha Buckner
1.5lbschicken breastboneless, skinless, and thinly-sliced
salt and pepperto taste
12ouncejar of roasted red pepperschopped
1cuphalf and half
1cupbaby spinachraw, chopped
1/2cuplow-sodium chicken broth
crushed red pepper flakesto taste, start with a pinch
shaved parmesan cheese
Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to melt.
Once melted, add the chicken and sear on both sides until they are golden brown for approximately 3-4 minutes. Time will be dependent on the thickness of the chicken. Remove to a plate.
In the same skillet, add the last tablespoon of butter. Once melted, combine the minced garlic, roasted red peppers, and 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning. Sauté for 2 minutes.
Stir in the chicken broth and mix well. Reduce the heat to a simmer.
Add in the half and half, chopped spinach, and parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Return the chicken breast to the skillet to warm for 4-5 minutes.
Optional: Garnish with shaved parmesan cheese, parsley, and roasted red pepper flakes.