Creamy Garlic Chicken Thighs with Thyme

barbara lentz


If you are a garlic lover this is for you. The garlic is soft and creamy and just melts in your mouth.


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5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 4
    bone in chicken thighs
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 20 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 8 sprig(s)
    fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 small
    lime juiced

How to Make Creamy Garlic Chicken Thighs with Thyme


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Add olive oil to large skillet. Sprinkle the chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Sear the chicken in the oil until deeply browned and crispy. Remove chicken to baking dish and place in oven.
  2. Wipe out the skillet and add a little more oil. Saute the cloves of garlic in hot oil 30 seconds. Add the chicken stock, cayenne pepper and thyme sprigs. Bring to a boil. Add the heavy cream and bring back to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer 15 minutes stirring often until reduced and thickened. Discard the thyme sprigs. Add the lime juice. Serve the sauce with the chicken.

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About Creamy Garlic Chicken Thighs with Thyme

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

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