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Easy Lemon Butter Chicken

Easy Lemon Butter Chicken is a fantastic family dinner option. Juicy chicken bursting with amazing flavors takes your usual dinner to a whole new level!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 400kcal

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Lemon Butter Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic about 3 cloves
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • juice and zest of one lemon
  • 2 cups spinach
  • To Serve:
  • Uncle Ben’s® Flavor Infusions Garlic & Butter rice

Instructions

  • Heat vegetable oil over medium heat in a cast iron skillet.
  • rub chicken breasts with the spices on both sides.
  • Sear in the pan, 4-5 minutes on each side until fully cooked. Transfer them into a plate and set aside.
  • Melt butter in the same pan and saute garlic until golden.
  • Add in water, heavy cream and juice and zest of the lemon.
  • Turn the heat up until starts boiling. Turn the heat to medium and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add in spinach and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add in chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • To Serve:
  • Cook Uncle Ben’s® Flavor Infusions Garlic & Butter rice according to the package instructions and serve the lemon butter chicken with Uncle Ben’s® Flavor Infusions Garlic & Butter rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal