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Chicken and Zucchini With Garlic Cream Sauce

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Chicken and Zucchini With Garlic Cream Sauce

Chicken and Zucchini With Garlic Cream Sauce

Photo: Diana Rattray
Chicken breasts are cooked with zucchini and a garlic cream sauce in this recipe. Serve over pasta or rice for a delicious family meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: Serves 6


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 whole chicken breasts, halved
  • 3 cups zucchini, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup diced green onions
  • .
  • Garlic Cream:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 (3 oz) package of cream cheese
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper


In skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter; add chicken breasts. Cook, turning once, until chicken is browned and fork tender. Add zucchini and onions. Continue cooking, stirring until zucchini is crisp-tender.

Garlic Cream Sauce:
In 2 quart saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter; add garlic. Cook for 1 minute, then stir in flour and cook until smooth and bubbly. Add remaining ingredients and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until sauce is smooth and thickened.

This is pretty served on a bed of rice - layer the zucchini and then the chicken breasts on top then pour sauce over each chicken breast.
From Colleen Haass

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 5 out of 5
Even my daughter ate it!, Member ac8z

Everyone loved it! I think next time I will add a little chili powder to spice it up a little. Was great though!

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