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Garlic Chicken with Herbs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

Pan-roasting garlic cloves transforms them into rich, creamy deliciousness. This chicken is fantastic with crusty Italian bread or mashed potatoes on the side. —Kathy Fleming, Lisle, Illinois
Garlic Chicken with Herbs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh sage
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Hot cooked rice of your choice

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat; brown chicken on both sides. Remove from pan, reserving drippings.
  2. In same skillet, saute garlic in drippings over medium-high heat until light golden brown. Add wine and herbs; bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Cook until mixture is almost evaporated. Add broth and chicken; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads at least 170°, 10-12 minutes.
  3. To serve, spoon pan juices over chicken. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 214 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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