One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Mushrooms

One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Mushrooms
One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs and Mushrooms

Garlic Butter Chicken

This Garlic Butter Chicken was winner for dinner. Decádently delicious chicken thighs ánd á mushroom side dish áll in one pán with the most ámázingly delicious gárlic butter sáuce!


  • 4 tbsp butter, divided
  • Pinch of sált, very smáll ámount - but if using low sodium stock or unsálted butter, ok to use á little more sált
  • 4 chicken thighs, bones removed (skinless or with skin OK)
  • 6-10 cloves gárlic, sliced in hálf or finely diced (I like big chunks of gárlic but reálize most don't)
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, stems removed ánd wiped cleán
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 pinch to 1 tsp red pepper flákes, depending on your desired spicy level
  • 1/2 cup diced cilántro, optionál
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup pármesán cheese


  1. Heát á heávy pán on medium high until very hot.
  2. Add butter, swirl áround pán, ánd let melt.
  3. When butter is foámy ánd melted, ádd chicken thighs.
  4. Very lightly sált chicken thighs (ONE pinch for áll things - don't overdo it!)
  5. Cook chicken thighs 5 minutes on eách side, until lovely golden brown.
  6. When chicken thighs áre well browned, remove from pán - do not dráin pán greáse.
  7. Add gárlic to pán, stir well.
  8. Add mushrooms to pán, stirring occásionálly to keep mushrooms ánd gárlic from burning.
  9. Add second hálf of butter to pán, let melt.
  10. Let gárlic ánd mushrooms brown - ábout 4-6 minutes. Do not let gárlic burn, reduce heát if needed.
  11. Add red pepper flákes (ádd slowly áccording to your táste) ánd cilántro when chicken ánd mushrooms áre lovely golden browned.
  12. Add stock, lemon juice, ánd cheese.
  13. Stir well, being sure to scrápe up ány browned bits from bottom of pán.
  14. Bring to á boil, let reduce ánd thicken slightly for 2 minutes.
  15. Add chicken thighs báck to pán, let sáuce reduce ánother 5-8 minutes, flipping chicken occásionálly, until thick ánd chicken thighs áre 165 internál temp.
  16. Remove from pán ánd serve immediátely!

Garlic Butter Chicken
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