Creamy Garlic Chicken with Broccoli is a household favorite for everyone in the family. This is the perfect one-pot chicken recipe with a homemade creamy garlic sauce when you’re in need of something delicious, satisfying and easy for a weeknight dinner. Add your choice of pasta or rice to soak up all the delicious creamy garlic sauce.
2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
kosher salt or sea salt , to taste
fresh cracked black pepper , to taste
1/2 teaspoon paprika
4 tablespoons butter, divided
4-5 cloves garlic , minced
10.5 ounces (1 can) Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
3/4 cup water
2 to 3 cups chopped broccoli
1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
lemon wedges , optional
Season chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Set aside.
Heat large pan on medium-high heat. Melt half the butter (2 tablespoons). Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until the chicken is browned. Remove chicken from pan, cover and keep warm.
In same pan melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, add the garlic and cook until garlic is lightly brown and fragrant. Whisk in the condensed cream of chicken soup and water. Cook until the mixture is hot and bubbly, then turn heat down to low.
Add chicken and broccoli back into the pan cover the pan with a lid and cook for about another 10 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked through. If you want more firm or al-dente broccoli, add the broccoli after the chicken is almost cooked so that the broccoli is more crunchy.
Serve with rice or pasta and wedges of lemon. Garnish with chopped parsley.