Marry Me Chicken

If you're looking for a chicken dinner so good jaws will drop, this is the recipe for you. Chicken breasts are seared until golden, before being baked with a simple (but extremely satisfying) cream sauce that results in a chicken that's packed with flavor in every bite. Whether you’re making this for your partner in crime, friends, family, or even just yourself, get ready for sounds of pure joy after the first bite.

March 28, 2023
Marry Me Chicken

Why is it called Marry Me Chicken do you ask? When people begin to eat this, they may start blurting out marriage proposal-adjacent praises for this creamy, savory chicken dinner ("I'd marry you for that chicken," and "OH MY GOD THAT'S MARRIAGE MATERIAL," were some of the favorites). Just kidding, but maybe. It is known to be the dish that may make someone fall in love with you though just because it is so delicious. Hence, the name and this dish were born: A chicken dinner so good, you just might get a proposal by the last bite. 



Yields: 4 servings 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes




  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1tsp.crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2c. heavy cream
  • 1/2c. chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4c. freshly grated parmesan
  • Freshly torn basil, for serving



Step 1: Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit, then in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season chicken generously with salt and pepper and sear until golden brown, 5 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and pour off half the fat from the skillet.


Step 2: Return the skillet to medium heat and add garlic, thyme, and red pepper flakes. Cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then stir in the broth, heavy cream, sun-dried tomatoes, and parmesan and season with more salt. Bring to a simmer, then return chicken to skillet.


Step 3: Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until the chicken is cooked through (Once the chicken done, the juices will run clear when pierced with a knife), 10 to 12 minutes.


Step 4: Garnish with basil and serve.



This delicious and creamy Marry Me Chicken recipe is perfect for a simple yet restaurant-level dinner. It's full of flavor, very easy to make, and has a fantastic creamy sauce that will have you licking your plate clean! Shop HERE to begin!

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