Easy Pantry Chicken

Janis

By Janis | Updated January 24, 2024

Welcome to the world of effortless cooking! Our Easy Pantry Chicken recipe is designed for those who desire a delicious, wholesome meal without the hassle.

Crafted with simplicity in mind, this dish is perfect for both novice cooks and seasoned chefs looking for a quick, satisfying dinner.

Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions

  1. Preparation: Start by patting the chicken breasts dry with paper towels. Season both sides with garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cooking:
    • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
    • Once hot, add the seasoned chicken breasts.
    • Cook for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
    • Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
    • In the same skillet, add chicken broth and bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
    • Add butter and stir until melted and the sauce is slightly thickened.
    • Return the chicken to the skillet and spoon the sauce over the top.
  3. Serving: Serve the chicken breasts with the pan sauce drizzled on top. Pair with your choice of steamed vegetables or a light salad for a balanced meal.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

NutrientAmount
Calories265 kcal
Protein27 g
Carbohydrates1 g
Fat16 g
Sodium320 mg
Fiber0 g

Enjoy your homemade Easy Pantry Chicken, a testament to the beauty of simple, delicious cooking. Whether you’re a beginner or a kitchen pro, this dish will satisfy your taste buds and fit seamlessly into your busy lifestyle!