Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken Breasts Recipe2022-11-15
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 5:00 h
- Ready In: 5:10 h
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Saturated Fat4.1 g
Trans Fat0.6 g
Unsaturated Fat1.2 g
Slow cooker creamy lemon chicken breasts recipe. Boneless and skinless chicken breasts with lemon, spices, and half-and-half cooked in a slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken Breasts Recipe
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- 6 skinless and boneless chicken breasts
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- freshly squeezed juice of 2 lemons
- zest of 2 lemons
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
- 1 cup (250 ml) half-and-half
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
In a large iron cast skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter over medium-high heat. Season chicken breasts with salt, black pepper, and Italian seasoning. Add to the skillet and cook on each side for 5 minutes.
Remove cooked chicken from the skillet and transfer to the slow cooker. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, and the rest of the butter.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on a low-heat setting for 4 hours.
In a small mixing bowl, combine half-and-half and cornstarch. Whisk well. Open the lid and add the creamy mixture to the lemon chicken. Mix well. Cover the lid and cook for a further 1 hour.