Marry Me Chicken

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Get ready for a mouthwatering dish that’s so good, it might just lead to marriage proposals – the irresistible Marry Me Chicken! This famous skillet chicken is bathed in a luscious sun-dried tomato Parmesan cream sauce, and the aroma of fresh basil will leave you captivated. Let’s dive into making this delicious recipe with ingredients that are easy to find:

Marry Me Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3-4 Large Chicken Breasts
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes use 1/2 teaspoon for less spice
  • 3/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Sun-dried Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Fresh Basil


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Generously season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then sear them until golden (about 4-5 minutes per side). Place the seared chicken on a plate.
  • Reduce the skillet’s heat to medium, add minced garlic, and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in thyme, red pepper flakes, chicken broth, and heavy cream. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes and Parmesan cheese to the skillet, stirring until well combined.
  • Return the seared chicken to the skillet, spooning the creamy sauce over the breasts.
  • Bake until the chicken is cooked through, approximately 15-18 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh basil and additional grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

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