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Chicken in Creamy Pan Sauce

Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

4 servings

Watch this video to learn how to make a quick-and-easy cream cheese chicken dish! Learn more about this Chicken in Creamy Pan Sauce recipe today.

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  • Coat chicken with flour. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 min. on each side or until done (165°F). Remove chicken from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet. Cover chicken to keep warm.
  • Add broth to skillet; stir to scrape up browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add cream cheese; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce starts to thicken, stirring constantly with whisk.
  • Return chicken to skillet; turn to coat both sides of each breast with sauce. Cook 2 min. or until chicken is heated through. Sprinkle with parsley.

Special Equipment Needed

Note

If possible, use a large skillet with sloping sides when preparing this recipe. Not only does this allow you to easily turn the chicken pieces but the larger surface area speeds up the evaporation of the cooking liquids which, in turn, allows the chicken to brown more quickly.

Special Extra

Stir 2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese or 2 tsp. GREY POUPON Dijon Mustard into cream cheese sauce before the final 2-min. simmer time.

Variations

Prepare recipe as directed. Transfer chicken to serving platter, then top with one of the following options: Spinach-Bacon: Top chicken with 1 cup baby spinach leaves. Drizzle with sauce; sprinkle with 2 slices cooked and crumbled OSCAR MAYER Bacon. Tomato-Basil: Top chicken with 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes. Drizzle with sauce; sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 270
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 27g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I recently made this and everyone was telling me that I'm a cooking genius for the creative recipes... I recently made this and everyone was telling me that I'm a cooking genius for the creative recipes I always come up with (thanks kraft :D). My fiance demanded that I go and give it a great rating, so here I am. This is such a rich, flavorful, wonderful recipe. It's been a hit with everyone I've made it for, and it's SO easy. It's practically impossible to mess up. I accidentally cooked my chicken for a bit longer than I was supposed to once, and everyone still complimented it on being wonderfully crispy and flavorful (and I actually liked it crispier). I'm even planning on making it for Thanksgiving this year. Wonderful, easy, delicious recipe.
Date published: 2007-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I tried this right after I got it, and it was so GOOD, I've already made it again! I tried this right after I got it, and it was so GOOD, I've already made it again! I paired it with angel hair pasta. That and the fresh tomatoes from my garden made it absolutely irresistable! The second time, I wasn't cooking chicken, and it turned out great just using the bouillon and tossing a little bit of flour into the oil. Both times, I had a "spreadable cheese" from Wisconsin that just happened to be Neufchatel with garlic, chives, onions, parsley, etc. flavoring it. It was absolutely fantastic! This recipe is definitely a keeper.
Date published: 2007-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made this last night, and both my boyfriend and I liked it. I made this last night, and both my boyfriend and I liked it. I made the pan sauce with 2 teaspoons of dijon like the video suggests and it gave it a nice flavor. I can see lots of possibilities for additional spices for the sauce as well, such as some garlic or chipotle for a little extra kick! I think for those who thought it was bland should at least try it with the dijon or add more spices, anything you think you would like with cream cheese ... chives, onion salt, cracked pepper ... and see if you can make it your own!
Date published: 2008-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good and soooo easy - my husband loved it and even said to save the recipe (he usually does the... Very good and soooo easy - my husband loved it and even said to save the recipe (he usually does the cooking). I added the tomatoes but didn't have fresh basil or spinach available. I was worried about the lack of spices as well but it really didn't need it. We always cook with extra virgin olive oil instead of regular vegetable/canola oil.
Date published: 2012-02-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I know I probably seem like the oddball here, but I made this recipe last night and found it to... I know I probably seem like the oddball here, but I made this recipe last night and found it to mediocre at best: I followed the website's suggestion and added the deijon as well as the parsley. The end result was a very dull and un-appealing meal...I should have stuck with my original plan and BBQ'd the chicken....
Date published: 2007-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We love this. We love this. The only thing we do different is season the chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder before flouring. We then mix those same seasonings in the flour plus we add parsaly. We then flour and cook the rest of the recipe the same as the recipe.
Date published: 2015-12-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I read the comments and doubled the recipe and served with noodles. I read the comments and doubled the recipe and served with noodles. I think the sauce is a good BASE but it needs something else - maybe white wine, mushrooms ... It was very rich and therefore I think a double batch of sauce was too much.
Date published: 2009-01-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This was ok, but extremely bland. This was ok, but extremely bland. I even used the onion & chive cream cheese. It didn't taste bad, but didn't have much flavor. The cheese makes a nice sauce, but definitely needs some flavor.
Date published: 2008-10-14
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