Creamy Chicken Breast in Spinach Parmesan Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes | Servings: 4

A quick and full of flavour one-skillet dish that is ready in twenty minutes! Tender, juicy chicken smothered in a creamy garlic parmesan cream sauce and best served with pasta and veggies. I bet you will not only love the taste of this mouthwatering dish but enjoy the smell too of the fragrant garlic while cooking.


4 small-medium chicken breasts or 2 large halved

salt and pepper to taste

2 tbsps olive oil

3-4 cloves garlic minced

1 c light cream or half & half, or heavy cream

1 tbsp Italian seasoning or oregano

1/2 c parmesan cheese grated

1 c spinach chopped (optional)

How to make Creamy Parmesan Garlic Chicken:

Step 1: In a large heavy skillet or pan, heat oil.

Step 2: Meanwhile, season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

Step 3: Once the oil is hot, add and cook the chicken breasts for about 5 to 6 minutes on both sides until golden and cooked through. Note that cooking time depends on the thickness of the chicken breasts you are using.

Step 4: When done cooking the chicken breasts, remove them from the pan.

Step 5: Adjust the heat to low-medium and saute the garlic for about 30 seconds.

Step 6: Then, add into the pan the half and half or cream, Italian seasoning, and parmesan cheese. Stir until incorporated.

Step 7: If desired, you can add and stir a cup of chopped spinach at this time and continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more.

Step 8: Place the chicken breasts back into the pan and simmer for a minute more before turning off the heat.

Step 9: Coat the chicken with the sauce using a spoon.

Step 10: Serve with veggies or pasta. Enjoy!

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