πŸ‹πŸ§„ Crock Pot Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken πŸ§„πŸ‹

This Crock Pot Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that’s perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. The slow-cooked chicken becomes incredibly tender, and the creamy lemon garlic butter sauce is rich and flavorful.

πŸ“‹ Ingredients:

  • πŸ— 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 🧈 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • πŸ§„ 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • πŸ‹ Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • πŸ§‚ 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • πŸ§‚ 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 🌿 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • πŸ₯› 1 cup heavy cream
  • πŸ₯£ 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • πŸ§€ 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 🌿 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

πŸ“ Directions:

  1. Prepare the Chicken:
  • Season the chicken breasts with salt, black pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  1. Prepare the Crock Pot:
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter. Stir in the minced garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  1. Assemble in the Crock Pot:
  • Place the seasoned chicken breasts in the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Pour the melted butter mixture over the chicken.
  • Add the chicken broth and heavy cream to the crock pot.
  1. Cook:
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or on high for 2-3 hours, until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
  1. Finish the Sauce:
  • About 30 minutes before serving, sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese over the chicken. Stir gently to combine and let it cook for the remaining time to allow the cheese to melt and the sauce to thicken.
  1. Serve:
  • Serve the creamy lemon garlic butter chicken over pasta, rice, or with a side of vegetables.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 4-5 hours (low) or 2-3 hours (high)

Total Time: 4-5 hours

Servings: 4 servings

Calories: 400 kcal per serving

πŸ’‘ Notes:

  • For extra flavor, you can add 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes to the butter mixture.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water and add it to the crock pot about 30 minutes before the cooking time ends.
  • This dish pairs well with a side salad or steamed vegetables for a complete meal.

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