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Garlic Chicken 'n' Gravy Recipe
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Garlic Chicken 'n' Gravy Recipe

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This family favorite--chicken and gravy--can be prepared in less than 30 minutes using just a skillet.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 cup white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3 tablespoons gravy equals 208 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 407 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook chicken and garlic in butter over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until browned. Add 1/2 cup broth, wine or additional broth, basil and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon and keep warm. In a small bowl, combine flour and remaining broth until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Chicken 'n' Gravy in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p81

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2015

"It was yummy! I served it with mashed potatoes and I doubled the gravy so I wouldn't run out"

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2014

"I make this all the time. Very good!"

Reviewed Apr. 30, 2013

"Garlic. Chicken. Gravy. What's not to love? Quick n easy, ingredients on hand. Awesome!"

Reviewed Apr. 29, 2013

"Finally made this...I used chicken tenders and seasoned them with poultry seasoning as well as salt and pepper. I doubled the gravy ingrediants as we love our gravy. This was great with mashed potatoes and a side of peas & carrots. Thanks for the recipe!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2013

"Awesome. Love this recipe. Put this in the regular rotation. I double the gravy ingredients as the gravy is so delicious."

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