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recipe: chicken scampi

Do you like garlic? If you don’t… keep moving ahead in your feed reader or blog list or whatever. But if you like garlic- LOVE garlic- you’ll want to make this.

It’s by no means a quick prep meal. Kinda messy, lots of dirty pans, a bunch of steps. But seriously, it’s worth it. It’s so good. And I just save it for the weekend when I have more time for cooking involved meals and have someone around (Dan!) to wrangle the girls while I hide in the kitchen where it’s quiet (There is a method to my madness, you see!!! I’m an EVIL GENIUS.)

The full recipe is below in detail, but the basic steps: make a buttery, garlicky scampi sauce.

recipe: chicken scampi

Then make a buttery, milky thick sauce that you’ll later add to the buttery, garlicky sauce.

recipe: chicken scampi

Lightly bread and saute some chicken breast slices.

recipe: chicken scampi

Saute some peppers and onions.

recipe: chicken scampi

Toss it all together at the end over some angel hair pasta.

recipe: chicken scampi

Eat. Then go get a piece of gum or something. You stink :)

3 Comments

  1. Dave (Scrumpy Daddy)
    @scrumpydaddy

    Sounds phenomenal! I LOVE garlic! I can totally see how this would need multiple cutting boards, bowls, pans, steam & butter fat flying everywhere…I’ll need to hire someone to come clean the kitchen when I’m done making it, but, oh, it sounds so good!

    Thank you!

    Aug 31 11:22 am


    • Jen
      @jayesel

      oh it is definitely messy! I’m a messy cook to begin with (I get… kinda into all the chopping and stirring LOL) but this one makes a big mess. Totally worth it. The splatter screen is my friend :)

      Aug 31 11:26 am


  2. Christine

    Can’t wait to try this, sounds yummy! By the way, your chicken enchiladas are to die for, loved those and I’m sure I’ll love this one too.

    Oct 21 5:03 am