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chicken breast with cajun cream sauce

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken breast with cajun cream sauce

  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 1/2
    red onion, sliced
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3/4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    parsley, minced, plus more for garnish

How To Make chicken breast with cajun cream sauce

  • 1
    Cut slits in the chicken breast in a diamond pattern not all the way through.
  • 2
    Mix the salt, paprika, Cajun seasoning, oregano and black pepper together. Rub the chicken breast with the seasoning then drizzle 1 tbsp of olive oil over the breast and rub it all over. Set aside.
  • 3
    Add the remaining olive oil in a large saute pan. Add 2 tbsp of butter. Once hot, add the chicken breast and brown on each side for about 4 minutes each side. Remove to a plate.
  • 4
    Add the remaining butter and add the onion and garlic. Cook about 5 minutes. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Boil 15 minutes. Add the heavy cream, lemon juice, and parsley. Add the chicken back to the pan and cook covered 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove the chicken to rest and boil the sauce another 5 minutes to reduce more. Pour sauce over chicken breast and garnish with parsley.