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Skillet Chicken in White Wine Sauce - Quick and easy skillet seared chicken topped with a delicious garlic and onions white wine sauce that's sure to please any crowd!

Skillet Chicken in White Wine Sauce

Katerina | Diethood
Quick and easy skillet seared chicken topped with a creamy garlic and onions white wine sauce that’s sure to please any crowd!
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
FOR THE CREAMY WHITE WINE SAUCE
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup half and half/heavy cream/or evaporated milk
  • Fresh chopped parsley

Instructions
 

FOR THE CHICKEN
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until the oil shimmers, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Season chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • Add chicken to the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 6 minutes. DO NOT move it around.
  • Using tongs, flip the chicken over and continue to cook for 6 more minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from skillet to a plate; cover and set aside.
FOR THE CREAMY WHITE WINE SAUCE
  • DO NOT wipe the skillet.
  • Add butter to skillet and melt over medium-high heat.
  • Add onions and cook for 3 minutes, or until softened.
  • Stir in garlic, salt, and pepper; cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Add wine and bring to a simmer, scraping the bottom of the skillet to mix the brown bits into the liquid; cook for 4 to 5 more minutes, or until half of the wine has reduced.
  • Stir in thyme and half-and-half.
  • Reduce heat to slowly bring to a boil; place chicken breasts back in the skillet and leave to simmer and thicken for about 4 minutes.
  • Remove skillet from heat.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 4

Nutrition

Calories: 276 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 85 mg | Sodium: 151 mg | Potassium: 520 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 150 IU | Vitamin C: 4.8 mg | Calcium: 26 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 6 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: Italian
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