Chicken Scampi



chicken scampi


Buttery

Chicken Scampi the same delicious recipe as Shrimp Scampi only substituting chicken for shrimp. It’s a tasty chicken recipe only cheaper. This easy to make chicken recipe uses butter and olive oil combined with seasoning to give an excellent flavor that I’m sure you’ll remember.

Chicken Scampi can be served over angel hair pasta, which is the way I prefer it, or all by itself with a fresh loaf of Italian bread. You need the Italian bread to sop up all the sauce. I usually eat a loaf myself and leave everybody to fend for themselves. Greedy old man aren’t I?

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp of dried basil
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of fresh grated black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 pound of angel hair pasta (optional)

    PREPARATION

  • In a large pan sauté the chicken pieces in the butter and olive oil until browned.
  • Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Sauté the garlic and onions around 2 minutes.
  • Return the chicken to the pan.
  • Season the chicken with the basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 5 to 10 minutes
  • Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and white wine.
  • Reduce the mixture in half
  • Add the whipping cream and heat through.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve with pasta.

    Serves 4 people.



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