My name is Elena and I am a seasoned Chef Master with over 15 years of experience in the culinary industry. I have always been fascinated with Irish cuisine and its unique blend of flavors, so I decided to create this article to share my favorite Irish chicken recipes with you. These recipes are perfect for a cozy family dinner or a St. Patrick's Day celebration with friends.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 45 minutes
- Total Time: 1 hour
- Recipe Category: Main Dish
- Recipe Cuisine: Irish
- Aggregate Rating: 4.5/5
- 4 chicken breasts
- ½ cup flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ¼ teaspoon paprika
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ¼ cup butter
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 2 cups chicken broth
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
- Mix together flour, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder in a shallow dish.
- Dredge chicken breasts in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
- Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add chicken breasts and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
- Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
- Add sliced onions to the skillet and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until softened.
- Add chicken broth to the skillet and stir to scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
- Bring the broth to a simmer and add the chicken breasts back to the skillet.
- Cover the skillet and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
- Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside on a plate.
- Add heavy cream to the skillet and whisk together with the broth until well combined.
- Simmer the sauce for 5-10 minutes or until thickened to your liking.
- Serve the chicken breasts with the sauce on top and garnish with fresh parsley.
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- Q: Can I use boneless chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?
- A: Yes, you can use boneless chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts if you prefer.
- Q: Can I substitute the heavy cream for a lighter cream?
- A: Yes, you can use a lighter cream such as half-and-half or milk, but the sauce may not be as rich and creamy.
- Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
- A: Yes, you can make the chicken and sauce ahead of time and reheat it in the skillet or in the oven.
1. If you want a thicker sauce, you can add a cornstarch slurry to the skillet and whisk until the sauce is thickened to your liking.
2. For extra flavor, you can add chopped garlic to the skillet with the onions.
3. Serve the chicken breasts with mashed potatoes or steamed vegetables for a complete meal.
Thank you for trying out my favorite Irish chicken recipes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!