Garlic Butter Chicken

Garlic Butter Chicken

  • Author: admin
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 SERVINGS 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American


Garlic Butter Chicken-The tender and juicy chicken is added with a rich garlic butter sauce and drizzled with a little wine for added flavor! ! This easy-to-make chicken recipe is ready in 15 minutes and will become a family favorite! !



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to an even thickness (4 average-sized breasts)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons 21 Salute Seasoning or poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup white wine* or chicken broth, or as necessary
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, or more if you want extra sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced; or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, optional for garnishing


  1. To a large skillet, add the olive oil, pounded chicken, evenly season with 21 Salute, salt, pepper, and cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Do not touch, move, or disturb the chicken while it is searing. After 5 minutes, flip chicken over. It should have a medium golden color. For thicker/bigger chicken breasts, sear for 6-7 minutes.
  2. Allow chicken to cook on the second side for about 5 minutes, or until done and cooked through. Again, do not disturb the chicken while it’s searing.
  3. Remove chicken with a slotted spatula and place it on a plate to rest.
  4. Using caution, deglaze your skillet by adding wine (or broth) and allow the liquid to bubble up and steam violently for a few seconds.
  5. Add the butter and allow it to melt, about 1 minute; stir continuously until melted.
  6. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minutes; stir continuously.
  7. Turn the heat off, add the chicken back into the skillet, flip it around in the garlic butter sauce, and spoon the sauce over the chicken.
  8. Optionally garnish with parsley and serve immediately.