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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
Keyword garlic butter chicken
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