CHICKEN LAZONE

Chicken breasts pan-fried in butter and a homemade seasoning mix with the most amazingly, out-of-this-world cream sauce! And it’s so easy!

CHICKEN LAZONE

INGREDIENTS:
  1. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise in half
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  4. 1 pound linguine
  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  6. 2 cups half and half*
  7. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  8. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

FOR THE SEASONING
  1. 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  2. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  3. 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  4. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  5. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  6. 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  7. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS:
  • To make the seasoning, combine paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano and basil in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • In a gallon size Ziploc bag, add chicken, olive oil and paprika mixture, shaking to coat thoroughly.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes on each side. Set aside and keep warm.
  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.