This is a wonderful one-skillet meal that’s made with only fresh ingredients. A family’s favorite meal with loads of buttery flavor. A great option for a simple yet filling weeknight dinner that you can throw together in under thirty minutes. And you can also make this ahead of time. Enjoy a delicious dinner with lush chicken, green beans, and mushrooms in a slightly creamy sauce with this easy and quick recipe any time!
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
½ pound French green beans
4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs thinly sliced
1 tsp onion powder
4 cloves garlic, minced
10 ounces mushrooms
½ c. heavy cream (or half-and-half + 1 tbsp flour for a lighter version)
½ c. chicken broth unsalted
⅔ c. grated Parmesan cheese more for garnish
Salt and lemon pepper (to taste)
How to make One Skillet Chicken with Green Beans
Step 1: In a microwave-safe dish with ½ cup (125ml) water, arrange the green beans. Microwave for about 8 to 10 minutes or until the green beans are done with still crisp.
Step 2: Heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced chicken to the hot pan and sprinkle with salt and lemon pepper. Sear the chicken for approximately 4 minutes per side or until lightly brown. Then, add the garlic along with onion powder, precooked beans, and mushrooms. Continue to cook for another 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked to your liking, stirring.
Step 3: Pour in the chicken broth and add the heavy cream. Cook further until the sauce has thickened a little.
Step 4: Then, add the Parmesan cheese and stir until completely combined. Adjust the salt and pepper according to taste.
Step 5: Remove from the heat when done and serve the chicken with green beans right away with more cheese if you’d like. Enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories 406, Calories from Fat 243, Fat 27g42%, Saturated Fat 13g81%, Cholesterol 170mg57%, Sodium 507mg22%, Potassium 700mg20%, Carbohydrates 9g3%, Fiber 2g8%, Sugar 3g3%, Protein 32g64%, Vitamin A 1090IU22%, Vitamin C 11.4 mg14%, Calcium 241mg24%, Iron 2.1 mg12%