Chicken and Zucchini with Garlic Cream

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Chicken and Zucchini with Garlic Cream

Chicken and Zucchini with Garlic Cream

This is one of the first recipes I learned to make when I was first married. It’s been a favorite ever since.

Chicken and Zucchini with Garlic Cream
 
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Chicken
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 cups sliced zucchini
  • ⅓ cup green onions
Garlic Cream
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp minced fresh garlic
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 10 ¾ oz can chicken broth
  • ½ tsp pepper
Cooked Rice
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, melt ¼ cup butter until sizzling; add chicken breasts.
  2. Cook over medium high heat until chicken is browned and fork tender.
  3. Add zucchini and onions.
  4. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is crisply tender (about 5-7 minutes).
  5. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp butter until sizzling; add garlic.
  6. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 1 minute.
  7. Add flour; continue cooking until smooth and bubbly.
  8. Add remaining garlic cream ingredients.
  9. Continue cooking, until sauce is thickened.
  10. Serve zucchini and chicken over rice; pour sauce over chicken.

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