creamy garlic parmesan chicken
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Creamy garlic chicken

An easy recipe for creamy, garlic parmesan chicken, a great midweek meal that all the family will enjoy. This recipe is so simple, even kids can help make it.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, British
Keyword: chicken, dinner
Servings: 4
Author: cookingwithmykids


  • 6 bone chicken thighs
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • An onion
  • 200 g bacon chopped or bacon lardons
  • 400 g mushrooms
  • 1 cup cream OR milk or half and half
  • ½ cup 120ml chicken stock
  • ½ cup Parmesan grated
  • Chopped parsley to garnish
  • Fresh shaved or grated parmesan to garnish


Preheat your oven to 200C / 180F / 400F

    Cook the chicken

    • Heat a tbsp of oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Brown the chicken on both sides ( a few minutes on each side).
    • Transfer the chicken to an oven proof dish and pop into the oven to roast until completely cooked through, about 25-30 minutes (or while you make the sauce).

    Prepare the ingredients for the sauce

    • Peel the garlic and crush the garlic and chop the onion. Chop the mushrooms

    Make the sauce

    • Fry the onion and garlic over a medium heat until they are soft and fragrant, stirring frequently. This should take a minute or so.
    • Add the bacon and fry until it is starting to go crisp.
    • Add the mushrooms and cook them until they begin to soften. Make sure to give everything a good stir.
    • Measure out the cream/milk and chicken stock.
    • Pour in the cream (or milk – we used half a cup of each), the chicken stock, and parmesan. Simmer in the pan until the sauce thickens slightly.

    Add the chicken

    • Remove the chicken from the oven and add it back into the sauce. Cook for a another few minutes. Garnish with parsley and or grated parmesan (optional)
    • Serve with rice or pasta or vegetables.