There’s just something so comforting about creamy food. It’s rich, it’s delicious… we just can’t get enough.
That’s why we put together this list of easy Creamy Chicken Recipes for you to cook up for your family.
No need to go to the restaurant, homemade is so much better!
This list includes one pot creamy chicken meals that are low carb keto bombs, as well as some hearty starch fill comfort foods. Whatever you’re looking for, it’s here on these creamy chicken recipe ideas!
Cook your way through all of these creamy chicken recipes, you and your family will love them!
The Best Creamy Chicken Recipes:
1. Easy Creamy Chicken Skillet
We’re starting this amazing list of creamy chicken recipes with something easy and tasty. This creamy chicken skillet is your weekday best friend.
It’s super easy, it’s super tasty and it’s a creamy delight. Start to finish in 30 minutes, this just may become a new staple in your rotation.
2. Crockpot Tuscan Chicken
This crock pot Tuscan chicken is drenched in a creamy sauce loaded with great Mediterranean flavors. It’s one easy and delicious make ahead weeknight dinner!
This is one of our very favorite creamy chicken recipes!
3. Creamy Lemon Chicken
Easy and delicious! This chicken can make for a relatively easy week night meal, but looks and tastes so good it will impress guests as well.
Serve it with bread, or your favorite low carb side like zoodles.
4. Creamy Pesto Chicken Skillet
This creamy pesto chicken skillet is a great weeknight dinner recipe. It happens super fast, 3O minutes fast!
Tender chicken and loads of veggies in a delicious creamy pesto sauce. YUM!
5. Crack Chicken
Despite it’s funny name, crack chicken is very popular. It’s chicken that’s creamy, cheesy, and so addictive, you’ll definitely be wanting to make it again!
Go ahead and bookmark this slow cooker creamy chicken recipe, because it’s going to be a favorite!
6. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup
Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup is going to win your hearts… BIG time!
Some magic happens with just a little bit of lemon, a little bit of butter and little bit of cheese and cream. Not to forget tons of spinach.
7. Creamy Ground Chicken Pasta
This delicious creamy ground chicken pasta is so good and easy that you will be coming back to this one every now and then.
It’s a perfect weeknight dinner option.
8. Smothered Chicken
We’re starting this list with a bang! This Smothered Chicken is the ultimate Southern comfort food.
Generously seasoned seared chicken thighs smothered in an amazing creamy gravy. This is soul food at its best!
9. Chicken Korma
Creamy, rich and finger licking, Korma is cooked slow and low with flavors created to suit the King’s palate. Korma is an iconic dish from India, with deep roots in Moghlai cuisine.
10. Creamy Parmesan Chicken Meatballs
This pot is the ultimate in cozy comfort. Tender, juicy meatballs smothered in one of the most decadently creamy and deliciously cheesy sauces.
This happens pretty fast too. All you need is some warm noodles or zoodles and you are all set for an easy weeknight meal.
11. Sri Lankan Chicken Curry
Curry night is an ultimate comfort night. Get ready to whip up and master this delicious Sri Lankan Chicken Curry from the Indian sub-continent.
This creamy, luscious and rich curry happens when chicken is braised and smothered in an onion-tomato based gravy with coconut milk.
12. Avgolemono Soup
Meet your new go to comfort food. This Avgolemono Soup is your chicken noodle soup taken to the next level. It’s silky and smooth and oh so delicious.
This classic Greek lemon soup uses egg and lemon (avgo-lemono) to create a creamy, velvety broth with a refreshing lemony hint.
13. Creamy Chicken Paprikash
Chicken Paprikash… Out-of-this-world Delicious! Paprika basks in the limelight here, in a rich, comforting Hungarian Chicken Stew, Paprikas Csirke, as it’s known belovedly in Hungary.
This silky, smooth stew is cold weather comfort food at its finest!! Chicken thighs are braised in a paprika laced gravy and finished off with a dollop of sour cream.
14. Jambalaya Pasta
Jambalaya Pasta, aka Pastalaya, is a super tasty dish featuring shrimp, chicken and sausage smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce full of Louisiana flavors.
It’s like everyone’s favorite jambalaya, but with pasta instead of rice. How cool!
15. Thai Green Curry with Chicken
Your Thai Restaurant favorite is so easy to cook in your own kitchen. Big, bold Thai flavors, beautifully fragrant, the creamy green curry sauce is so good you can put anything in it and it will be amazing! This is IT when you crave Asian flavors.
16. Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
A pot pie without the pie sounds crazy, but this crustless rotisserie chicken pot pie casserole shows that it’s totally possible! It’s packed with flavors that are cozy and comforting, which makes it a great choice to bundle up with on a cold winter’s day.
17. Chicken Caldereta
This creamy Filipino Chicken Stew is coconut based. It has tons of veggies and Asian staples. Umami Bomb!!
18. Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
This decadent, yet easy, recipe is a real classic. It features an amazing homemade alfredo sauce that is surprisingly easy to make.
It’s a restaurant quality meal in about 30 minutes.
Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan
19. Chicken Stroganoff
This chicken stroganoff is in a creamy mushroom gravy that’s absolutely amazing. The chicken breasts are cooked perfectly, and they become golden, skinless, and best of all, ready in under thirty minutes.
Who doesn’t love a meal that’s yummy and easy?
20. Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower
Make this creamy and tasty one pan meal. Chicken and cauliflower and some bacon are cooked in a cream based sauce.
It’s so good, you won’t be able to resist seconds!
21. Chicken Florentine
This delicious chicken Florentine recipe is perfect for an easy weeknight dinner, but fancy enough to serve to guests.
Ready in 30 minutes, the chicken is cooked in a creamy spinach sauce for a rich and hearty meal.
Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender
22. Marry Me Chicken
This amazing creamy chicken dish will be your new favorite! Just a few ingredients is all you need to make this swoon-worthy meal!
No wonder its called Marry Me Chicken…
Get the Recipe @ cravinghomecooked
23. Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake
Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake is comfort food at its best! Featuring homemade gnocchi, a creamy sauce, chicken and broccoli, it’s a sure crowd pleaser.
Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender
24. Chicken and Dumplings
Is there any single dish that says “comfort food” more than chicken and dumplings?
Hearty chicken stew topped with big fluffy dumplings, all in one pot. So cozy!
25. Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
Risotto is a famous Italian rice preparation. Many find it intimidating, but you’ll be amazed how easy it is when following this recipe. Packed full of mushrooms and chicken, it’s a great meal.
Get the Recipe @ recipetineats
26. Sun Dried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini
With sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach and chicken tortellini all smothered in a creamy sauce, this recipe is no doubt a hit.
It is an easy, quick and irresistibly one dish pasta the whole family will relish.
Get the Recipe @ chelseasamessyapron
27. White Chicken Lasagna Soup
White Chicken Lasagna Soup is a super cozy dish that the whole family will go crazy for! This recipe is packed with delicious flavors and makes the perfect fall or winter meal.
Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie
28. Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta
Give your pasta night a little kick with this creamy buffalo chicken pasta. It has all the great flavors you would expect, and it’s the perfect use for leftover rotisserie chicken.
Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender
29. Butter Chicken
Indian Butter Chicken is a super popular dish made with tender chicken thighs and a deliciously seasoned, creamy, buttery tomato based sauce.
Serve it with freshly cooked basmati rice or naan bread and the compliments will abound at the dinner table.
30. Creamy Gorgonzola Chicken with Sage
We’re fininshing this collection of creamy chicken recipes with a real bang!
This dish featured chicken and mushrooms cooked in a delightful, creamy gorgonzola sherry sauce. You’ll definitely want seconds!
Get the Recipe @ feastingathome
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30 BEST Creamy Chicken Mains
These Creamy Chicken Recipes are all great weeknight dinners the whole family will love! Our favorite is this creamy lemon chicken:
- 6 chicken thighs
- 1 Tbsp paprika
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 3 Tbsp chopped garlic
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1.5 cups chicken broth
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 4 cups fresh baby spinach
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper and paprika.
- Melt 2 tbsp butter in oven-proof skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and brown, about 5-8 minutes per side, until golden brown. Set chicken aside, remove excess fat.
- Melt 2 tbsp butter in skillet. Add garlic, cook until soft. Add broth, cream, lemon juice, parmesan and thyme. Stir, bring to boil, then reduce heat to low.
- Add spinach, simmer until spinach has wilted.
- Return chicken to skillet, bake at 400°F for 30 minutes.
- Season with fresh thyme springs, if available. Enjoy!
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