Easy Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken

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Creamy garlic parmesan chicken is a simple combination of seasoning, buttermilk, and an an incredibly delicious sauce. The entire recipe can be made up in 30 minutes or so. It makes a great midweek meal or snack. I have even served it up at parties. I have had Parmesan chicken before but never with a twist like this. The only thing to be said is that it’s out of this world.

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Easy Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 35 mins
Servings: 12 Calories: 255
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


You know what it's like when you come home hungry during the week and just don't know what to have for dinner. You have to peek in the fridge and see what you have and match it to what you want. Well, that's exactly how I came up with this recipe. Sometimes that's how the best recipes are born. 



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  1. Combine the chicken and buttermilk in a bowl.

  2. Add the salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, chilli powder, and hot pepper flakes to a separate bowl. Mix until well combined.

  3. Add one half of the mixed seasoning the the buttermilk and chicken. Stir until well combined. Set aside.

  4. Add the flour and remaining seasoning to another bowl. 

  5. Dredge each piece of chicken in the flour until completely covered. Shake off any excess flour and place on a wire rack.

  6. Pour the oil into a pan and heat to approximately 350 degrees F or 180 C. If you don't have a thermometer, drop a bit of flour in and if it sizzles and bubbles, you know it's ready. 

  7. Fry the chicken, in batches, until it's golden brown. 

  8. To make the sauce, add the butter to a pan over medium heat and allow it to melt down. Place the garlic in and saute it for a couple of minutes. Add in the mayo, parmesan, and parsley. Stir and cook for a couple of minutes.

  9. Place the chicken into a bowl, drizzle the sauce over it, and toss. 

  10. Serve and enjoy your creamy garlic parmesan chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 255kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 580mg25%
Potassium 302mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 2.1g1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g2%
Sugars 1.4g
Protein 30.6g62%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


I use boneless skinless chicken breasts, but you can use the cut of your choice. I just find the breasts are easier and healthier.

If you have fresh grated Parmesan it makes a great alternative to the powdered.

As always, adjust the seasoning according to your liking. 

Keywords: Chicken Recipes, 30 Minute Recipes, Garlic Parmesan Chicken, Midweek Meals

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 


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