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Garlic butter chicken and mushrooms topped with parsley.

Garlic Butter Chicken and Mushrooms

This garlic butter chicken recipe features seared chicken and sauteed mushrooms, all in a flavorful butter, garlic and herb sauce. A super easy dinner option that always gets rave reviews from family and friends!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 290kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 ounces mushrooms sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided use
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Season the chicken generously with salt and pepper.
  • Place the chicken in a single layer in the pan; you may have to work in batches. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and cover to keep warm.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the pan. Add the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and golden brown.
  • Return the chicken to the pan. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter and the Italian seasoning, then stir until the butter is melted.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the lemon juice and parsley, then serve.



Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 377IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg