Chicken with Garlic Lemon Pepper Sauce

barbara lentz


Great for lemon and garlic lovers. Creamy sauce with lots of flavor.


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10 Min
45 Min



  • 4
    bone in chicken thighs
  • 2 tsp
    lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    each cumin and paprika
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

  • 2 Tbsp
  • 6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice fresh
  • ·
    zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • ·
    hot buttered noodles
  • ·
    hot sauce

How to Make Chicken with Garlic Lemon Pepper Sauce


  1. Mix the lemon pepper seasoning, paprika and cumin together. Season the chicken thighs. Add oil to oven proof skillet. Sear the chicken on both sides. Remove from pan.
  2. Preheat oven 400 degrees. Add butter to skillet. and stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the heavy cream, chicken broth, Worcestershire, Lemon juice, lemon zest and mustard. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken back to the skillet.
  3. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 30 minutes until chicken is done. Remove the chicken and add the sauce to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce for about 10 minutes. Top the noodles with the chicken thigh and spoon sauce over top. Garnish with parsley.
  4. drizzle some hot sauce on side of plate

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About Chicken with Garlic Lemon Pepper Sauce

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

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