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Garlic Butter Chicken recipe

Garlic Butter Chicken

Course Main Course, Poultry
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-chicken-breast-recipes, garlic-butter-chicken, garlic-chicken-recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 257kcal


  • 2 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil divided
  • 4 tablespoon butter divided
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts ¾ inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 ½ teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt adjust to taste
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper or lemon pepper
  • 6-8 medium garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsely


  • Pat dry chicken. Place chicken pieces into a medium size bowl. Toss with flour, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper until evenly coated.
  • In a large 2 inch heavy bottomed skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken pieces in a single layer, cooking in two batches until browned, then carefully turn. About 1 ½ minutes per side. Remove with a slotted spoon to a platter and keep warm.
  • Add 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter to cook second batch.
  • After all chicken is cooked, add remaining 2 tablespoon butter garlic and parsley to pan. Cook over medium-high for 1-2 minutes until the garlic is fragrant, scraping any flavor from the bottom of the skillet. Add chicken, stir until coated.
  • Remove from heat and serve.


Serving: 1(5 oz) serving | Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 613mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg