CREAMY GARLIC PARMESAN AND ROASTED RED PEPPER CHICKEN RECIPE

Creamy Garlic Parmesan and Roasted Red Pepper Chicken – a one-pan, easy-to-make comforting recipe that will give you all the warm fuzzy, content feelings. The chicken is pan-seared and combined in a delicious, creamy sauce combining all the perfect flavors of parmesan cheese, spinach, roasted red peppers, and garlic. Perfect!

PREP TIME  :   5 mins
COOK TIME : 15 mins
TOTAL TIME: 20 mins

SERVINGS  : 4

INGREDIENTS

Chicken
·         1.5 lbs chicken breast boneless, skinless, and thinly-sliced
·         1 tbsp butter
·         salt and pepper to taste
·         1/4 tsp garlic powder
·         1 tsp Italian seasoning

Sauce
·         1 tbsp butter
·         0.5 tsp Italian seasoning
·         12 ounce jar of roasted red peppers chopped
·         3 cloves garlic minced
·         1 cup half and half
·         1 cup baby spinach raw, chopped
·         1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
·         2/3 cup parmesan cheese




Optional Garnishment
·         crushed red pepper flakes to taste, start with a pinch
·         shaved parmesan cheese
·         parsley

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning.
2.   Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of  butter to melt.
3.   Once melted, add the chicken and sear on both sides until they are golden brown for approximately 3-4 minutes. Time will be dependent on the thickness of the chicken. Remove to a plate.
4. In the same skillet, add the last tablespoon of butter. Once melted, combine the minced garlic, roasted red peppers, and 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning. Sauté for 2 minutes.
5.   Stir in the chicken broth and mix well. Reduce the heat to a simmer.
6.  Add in the half and half, chopped spinach, and parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir and cook for 3-4 minutes.
7.   Return the chicken breast to the skillet to warm for 4-5 minutes.
8.   Optional: Garnish with shaved parmesan cheese, parsley, and roasted red pepper flakes.



Recipe from withpeanutbutterontop.com

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