Creamy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs -seared chicken thighs cooked in a creamy garlic sauce.

Creamy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs




For Chicken Thighs – 5 chicken thighs skinless & boneless, dried with paper towel – 1 teaspoon 21 Salute Seasoning from Trader Joe's or use any poultry seasoning of your choice – salt & pepper to taste – 2 tablespoons butter unsalted For Creamy Sauce – 2 tablespoons butter – 2 tablespoons garlic finely chopped – 2 tablespoons flour – 1 cup chicken broth – 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese or prieve cheese, finely grated – salt & pepper to taste – 2 teaspoon dill finely chopped for garnish, optional

4 servings

45 mins

Step 1

First, preheat the oven to 375F. Next, season chicken with seasoning, salt & pepper, on both sides.

Step 2

Now, melt butter in oven-proof skillet over medium heat, add chicken thighs and sear for 2-3 minutes or until golden color on both sides. After, transfer to a plate and set aside.

Step 3

To make the creamy chicken sauce, melt butter in the same skillet. Once it melts add garlic and saute for 1 minute, stirring few times.

Step 4

Now, add flour and stir continuously for 1 minute. Next, slowly pour in chicken broth and cook for 1 minute stirring continuously, or until sauce thickens. Pour in heavy whipping cream and give it a nice stir. Add cheese, stir and taste it, add more salt or pepper, if needed.

Step 5

Finally, add chicken thighs back into the skillet, coating each thigh in the creamy sauce. Bake for 30-35 minutes, uncovered or until chicken is cooked thru.

Step 6

Garnish with dill and more cheese, if desired. Enjoy!