Rest Day Recipe: One Skillet Chicken with Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce



This week's Rest Day Recipe we found on Pinterest! It's

  1. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
  2. salt and pepper
  3. 1 cup chicken broth
  4. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  5. 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  6. ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
  7. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  8. ⅓ cup finely diced shallots (or red onions)
  9. 2 tablespoons salted butter
  10. ¼ cup heavy cream
  11. 2 tablespoons chopped parsley or basil


  1. Using a mallet, pound down the chicken breasts/thighs into ½ inch thickness. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper on both sides of the chicken.
  2. In a 2 cup measuring cup or a small bowl, combine the chicken broth, lemon juice, garlic, and red pepper flakes.
  3. Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to...
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