Skillet Chicken with Garlic Herb Butter Sauce Recipe

Skillet Chicken with Garlic Herb Butter Sauce Recipe

How To Make Skillet Chicken with Garlic Herb Butter Sauce

Toss a tasty dinner in under 30 minutes with this skillet chicken. It comes with garlic butter sauce packed with the flavors of thyme, rosemary, and sage.

Preparation: 8 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 23 minutes



  • 24ozboneless skinless chicken breasts,(4 chicken breasts)
  • tbspgarlic,(4 cloves), minced
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • cuplow sodium chicken stock,or dry white wine
  • 4tbspunsalted butter,divided
  • 2tspfresh sage,chopped
  • 1tspfreshy thyme,chopped
  • 1tspfresh rosemary,chopped


  1. Heat a large 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Pound thicker parts of chicken with the flat side of a meat mallet to even their thickness. 

  2. Dab chicken dry with paper towels, then season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. Add oil to skillet, then add chicken. 

  3. Cook chicken about 5 for 6 minutes per side or until the center registers 165 degrees F on an instant read thermometer. Transfer to a plate.

  4. Reduce burner temperature slightly, then melt 1½ tablespoon butter in the same skillet. Add in garlic and sage and saute until garlic is golden brown for about 30 seconds. 

  5. Pour in chicken broth and scrape up browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Dice remaining butter into 3 pieces, then add to skillet along with thyme and rosemary. Stir until butter is melted. 

  6. Return chicken to pan and spoon sauce over top. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 349.95kcal
  • Fat: 19.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.48g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.60g
  • Fiber: 0.82g
  • Sugar: 0.09g
  • Protein: 39.22g
  • Cholesterol: 154.70mg
  • Sodium: 495.81mg
  • Calcium: 44.99mg
  • Potassium: 626.76mg
  • Iron: 1.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 113.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.78mg
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