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Chicken Scampi

Shrimp isn't the only thing you can scampi. Tender pieces of chicken breast coasted in a white wine garlic sauce. Cooked to perfection in the oven.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author natasha

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breast cut into cutlets
  • 2 large cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup of dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • A handful of fresh herbs rosemary, thyme, sage
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley to serve

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cut chicken breast into cutlet size pieces.
  • In a baking dish, assemble chicken breast evenly and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Add fresh minced garlic and herbs.
  • Season the chicken with salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and garlic powder.
  • Mix together and add white wine to the baking dish.
  • Squeeze fresh lemon juice on the top of the chicken, then top with grated parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • For the last 2 minutes of cooking, crank the oven to high broil and get the parmesan to carmelize a bit on top of the chicken.
  • Use a spoon to lather the chicken in the white wine garlic sauce and top with fresh parsley to serve.

Notes

You can use boneless, skinless chicken thighs for this recipe as well.
Serve with mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes and a side of roasted broccoli.