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5 from 12 votes

Cream Sauce Chicken Thighs

A deliciously easy weeknight meal of crisply breaded and sauteed chicken, with a creamy cheesy sauce and bacon bits.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boneless chicken thighs recipe, chicken dinner ideas, easy dinner idea
Servings: 4
Calories: 384kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 (about 1.5 pounds, total) boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed, room temperature
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • cooked and diced bacon, for garnish

Instructions

  • Pat dry the chicken.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine flour, garlic powder, onion powder, italian seasoning, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • Coat chicken with the flour mixture.
  • Heat oil in a large, 12-inch skillet set over medium heat.
  • Add chicken to the hot oil and cook for 5 minutes; flip over and continue to cook for 6 to 7 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from skillet.
  • Set skillet back over medium heat and stir in the chicken broth; mix and stir, scraping up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Add the cream cheese; cook and whisk for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is thickened.
  • Return chicken to the skillet; turn to coat and continue to cook for 2 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Garnish with parsley and bacon.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 193mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 494mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg