Chicken and Potatoes in a Parmesan Cream Sauce

Vickie Parks


Another one-pan dish that's so easy to make yet it yields a delicious, filling meal. The recipe features some of the most flavorful seasonings and classic ingredients (like fresh tomatoes and parmesan cheese!) for which Italian cuisine is so well known, but with a few tasty modern American cooking touches. It's a dish that will be in frequent rotation at your home.

Serve it with fresh baked bread sticks to scrape up all that delectable Parmesan Cream Sauce. It's mmm, mmm good.


★★★★★ 5 votes

5 Min
45 Min


  • 8
    skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning (or a blend of thyme, oregano and basil)
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 cups
    baby red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry white wine
  • 1 cup
  • 1 cup
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup
    fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes

How to Make Chicken and Potatoes in a Parmesan Cream Sauce


  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and half of the Italian seasoning.
  2. Melt half of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken thighs, and cook about 4 minutes each side, or until browned. Transfer thighs to a platter and cover with foil to keep warm.
  3. Drain oil from skillet, and then melt remaining butter in the same skillet. Stir the garlic, paprika, and remaining Italian seasoning into the melted butter. Add potatoes and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, chicken broth and wine to skillet, and cook another 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Stir in half-and-half, Parmesan, spinach and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, and let simmer for about 3 minutes.
  6. Return chicken to skillet, and simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken and potatoes are thoroughly cooked.

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About Chicken and Potatoes in a Parmesan Cream Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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