5 from 12 votes

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Chicken

Chicken cooked in a creamy garlic parmesan and sun-dried tomato sauce all in one pan in under 20 minutes. Serve with zucchini noodles, veggies or a salad for a low-carb protein packed lunch or dinner! 

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken, garlic, keto, low-carb, one pan, parmesan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4-6 (about 6 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded thin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Butter or olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1-2 cups chopped spinach optional
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream see note for lighter option*
  • 1/4 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated


  1. Pound the chicken thin using a rolling pin or cut horizontally in half to about ½ inch thickness and season with salt and pepper. 

  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat, and add chicken and sear on both sides for 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

  3. Reduce the heat and remaining 1 tablespoon butter to the same pan.  Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds or until garlic begins to brown; Add sundried tomatoes, spinach, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and mix through. 

  4. Return chicken to the pan and simmer for another minute and remove from heat. Serve immediately with pasta, zucchini noodles, steamed vegetables, salad or rice. 

Recipe Notes

For a lighter saucesub ½ cup heavy cream with chicken broth or half & half.