Buttery Chicken Scampi

Buttery Chicken Scampi


Serves 4 people.

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp of dried basil
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of fresh grated black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 pound of angel hair pasta (optional)


  • In a large pan sauté the chicken pieces in the butter and olive oil until browned.
  • Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Sauté the garlic and onions around 2 minutes.
  • Return the chicken to the pan.
  • Season the chicken with the basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 5 to 10 minutes
  • Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and white wine.
  • Reduce the mixture in half
  • Add the whipping cream and heat through.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve with pasta. 

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