Lemon Butter Chicken

barbara lentz


Easy chicken with creamy lemon butter sauce. You will want to forget the chicken and drink the sauce


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10 Min
40 Min


  • 8
    bone in chicken thighs
  • 1 Tbsp
    smoked paprika
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    baby spinach

How to Make Lemon Butter Chicken


  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
    Season chicken with paprika, salt and pepper.
    Place two tbsp. butter in large skillet.
    Brown the chicken on both sides. Remove to a plate.
  2. Add the remaining butter into skillet. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the wine and let most evaporate.
    Add the chicken stock, heavy cream, parmesan, lemon juice, and thyme.
  3. Bring to a boil stir in spinach and simmer 3 minutes. Add the chicken back to pan and place in oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes until chicken is done.

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About Lemon Butter Chicken

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

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