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Creamy Garlic Basil Chicken with Asparagus - This delicious and cream-less Creamy Garlic Basil Chicken is prepared in a skillet with a flavorful garlicky basil sauce and asparagus spears.

Creamy Garlic Basil Chicken with Asparagus

Katerina | Diethood
Creamy Garlic Basil Chicken with Asparagus - This delicious and cream-less Creamy Garlic Basil Chicken is prepared in a skillet with a flavorful garlicky basil sauce and asparagus spears.
Servings : 4 to 5 Serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 skinless , boneless chicken thighs
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Basil
FOR THE CREAM SAUCE
  • 1 can (12 ounces) low fat evaporated milk
  • 1.5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Stir-In Garlic Paste , or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Basil , or to taste
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1- pound fresh asparagus , cut into 2-inch pieces (break off and discard the woody ends of the asparagus)
  • Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Parsley , for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large nonstick skillet.
  • Season the chicken with the salt, pepper, and dried basil.
  • Place the chicken thighs in the skillet and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes, or until browned.
  • Flip the chicken and cook for about 8 more minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Combine evaporated milk, flour, garlic paste, dried basil, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl; whisk until well combined.
  • Add the prepared sauce to the hot skillet and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in prepared asparagus, place the chicken back in the pan, and lower heat to a simmer.
  • Cover and cook for 4 minutes, or until asparagus is tender and chicken is heated through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 11

Nutrition

Serving: 2 thighs + Asparagus | Calories: 363 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Protein: 46 g | Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 214 mg | Sodium: 203 mg | Potassium: 782 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 910 IU | Vitamin C: 6.4 mg | Calcium: 48 mg | Iron: 4.4 mg | Net Carbs: 4 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken thighs recipe