Recipe for Parmesan Chicken and Veggie

A single-skillet Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Veggie Delight offer a scrumptious, simple-to-make meal featuring moist, flavorful chicken surrounded by a variety of nutritious vegetables. The chicken is bathed in a rich and velvety parmesan sauce, creating a harmonious blend of tastes. The contrasting flavors and textures of vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, and bell peppers add to the dish’s visual appeal. Ideal for hectic weekdays or intimate gatherings, this one-skillet masterpiece is both time-efficient and delectable.

Recipe for One skillet Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Veggie

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper, for seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup carrot slices
  • 1 cup bell pepper slices (assorted colors)
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional, for garnishing)

Instructions:

  1. Evenly season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. In a large skillet, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Place the chicken breasts in the skillet and sear for 5-7 minutes on each side until fully cooked and golden brown. Remove the chicken and set it aside.
  3. Using the same skillet, combine the whipping cream, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, dried basil, dried oregano, and dried thyme. Stir continuously and cook for 2-3 minutes, allowing the sauce to thicken slightly.
  4. Incorporate the broccoli, carrot slices, and bell pepper slices into the skillet, ensuring they are coated in the sauce. Cover the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the vegetables reach a tender-crisp texture.
  5. Place the cooked chicken breasts back into the skillet, immersing them in the sauce and vegetables. Allow them to cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to absorb the flavors.
  6. Remove the skillet from the heat, garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired, and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 550
  • Protein: 40g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 38g (Saturated Fat: 18g)
  • Cholesterol: 180mg
  • Sodium: 520mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g