Cream Cheese Chicken

November 6, 2007 at 9:24 am 2 comments

(Recipe from NowThatsWhatsCooking)

[NOTES: I served chicken with sauteed green beans and 1/2 baked potato]

Makes 3 servings (1 chicken=1 serving)
Calories/serving = ~315 (
WW pts/serving = ~7


3 chicken breasts, trimmed and kept whole or cut into strips or chunks
1 can chicken broth, separated
4-8 cloves garlic
red pepper flakes (to taste)
4 oz cream cheese
1.5 tbs flour
2 tsp white wine

Optional: chopped red and green peppers or 1 chopped jalapeno


> Put chicken in large pan with a little bit of olive oil
> Add red pepper flakes and pressed garlic
> After 1-2 min, add ¾ can chicken broth and white wine; add the chopped peppers at this time if you are using them
> Bring to a boil then simmer 20-25 min until chicken is cooked- Remove chicken and place in a covered dish; keep warm
> Mix flour with remaining broth and add to pan; mix
> Add cream cheese, mix until thick and bubbly
> Return chicken to pan; turn over to coat both sides of chicken with sauce.


Husband rating: A+
He couldn’t stop raving about it and said that we are definitely putting this on a weekly rotation. teehee

Wifey rating: A+
I love creamy sauces so this was a great way to get me to eat chicken and veggies.


Entry filed under: cheese, chicken, main dish, weight watcher.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. April  |  November 6, 2007 at 2:08 pm

    Wow – glad you guys liked this one so much! I wasn’t a huge fan, but glad you enjoyed! Definitely try the garlic mushroom cream sauce recipe on my blog if you guys like creamy sauces – and I know T likes chicken. It’s a winner!

  • 2. ihearttodd  |  November 6, 2007 at 3:12 pm

    I know! It was crazy esp hearing your not-so-stellar review so I wasn’t really expecting much but it was really good. Go figure! I’ll have to try your garlic mushroom cream sauce fo sho! yummy!


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