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Easy Garlic Butter Chicken Bites

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Flavorful and easy to make garlic butter chicken bites seared and simmered in the most amazing garlic butter sauce — comes together in under 30 minutes!  

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This epic garlic butter chicken bites recipe is the easiest dinner to throw today in one skillet. It’s perfect for a weeknight dinner this week.

You will love this new dinner recipe!

More garlic forward recipes for you to enjoy:

Ultra Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mac And Cheese

Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken

Easy Roasted Garlic Herb Butter

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Ingredients Rundown

Ingredients To Make Garlic Butter Chicken Bites

Chicken breasts – skin-less + bone-less. You can use bone-in pieces too – cut them up in bite size pieces.

SeasoningsGarlic powder, onion powder and all-purpose seasoning.

Herbes de provenceyou can also use mixed herbs or Italian seasoning.

Smoked paprika – regular paprika works too.

Red pepper flakes for a mild spicy kick- you can also use your favorite hot chile pepper or hot sauce or just leave it out completely,

Fresh cracked pepper – I recommend fresh cracked black pepper over anything sitting in a bottle. You’ll taste the difference.

Pink Himalyan salt – or your choice of salt. The salt will round out all the flavors and make them pop.

SpicesCaribbean green seasoning this adds a another layer of flavor,

Fresh garlic cloves – Use fresh garlic cloves, you can also use dehydrtated garlic in a pinch.

OtherExtra virgin oil – drizzled over the raw meat when seasoning. You can also you the same vegetable oil you use for searing.

Vegetable oil – Use a neutral flavor oil (flavorless) with a high smoke point.

Butter (salted or unsalted) I recommend using real butter whenever possible. Margarine is made of vegetable oil and butter is made from fresh cream. It’s highly processed and contains less nutritional value than butter. The flavor is unmatched.

You can also use Ghee as a low-lactose option. Margarine should be your absolute last resort (in my opinion). If you’re using salted butter – adjust the salt in the marinade to reduce your sodium intake.

*** The full recipe, including all ingredients, measurements, instructions, and recipe video 🎥 is located in the recipe card below.
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Recipe FAQs


Can I Replace Herbs De Provence With Italian Seasoning?

You sure can. You can substitute Italian seasoning for herb de Provence in this recipe. You can also mix a few dry herbs together to create your own mix. 

Can I Substitute Butter With Margarine?

I recommend using real butter whenever possible. Margarine is made of vegetable oil and butter is made from fresh cream. It’s highly processed and contains less nutritional value than butter. The flavor is unmatched. You can also use Ghee as a low-lactose optionMargarine should be your absolute last resort (in my opinion).

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What Goes Well With Garlic Butter Chicken Bites?

The Options Are Endless – Here Are A Few Recommendations:

  • Rice, including cauliflower rice for a low-carb option.
  • Sauteed string beans or steamed or sauteed vegetable medley of choice.
  • Garlic mash potatoes (or your favorite type of mash potatoes)
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Got Leftovers?

Make sure the leftovers have cooled down to room temperature before storing.

How To Store Leftover Garlic Butter Chicken Bites In The Fridge?

Store your leftover chicken bites in the fridge for 3-4 days.
How To Store Leftover Garlic Butter Chicken Bites In The Freezer?
You can store your leftovers covered in airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags, or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or freezer wrap.

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How Long Does Garlic Butter Chicken Bite Last In The Freezer?

Properly stored, it will maintain the best quality for up to 2 months.

Leftovers can be kept for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. After that, the risk of food poisoning increases. If you don’t think you’ll be able to eat leftovers within four days, freeze them immediately.

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Need To Reheat?

How To Reheat Leftover Garlic Butter Chicken Bites On The Stove Top

  1. Empty the chicken into a skillet over low heat and allow the food to heat all the way thru slowly. 
  2. Turn pieces occasionally to ensure it heats all the way through. 
  3. The does take some patience to re-heat this way, but of course, you can use the microwave. (see microwave instructions below)
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How To Reheat Leftover Garlic Butter Chicken Bites In The Microwave?

The microwave is quick and convenient but it is not the best method for reheating your leftover chicken, it’s most likely to yield a rubbery or chalk-dry piece of chicken. yuck! If you must microwave the chicken, follow these steps for the best results.

  1. Place a damp paper towel over the plate to add moisture and prevent the chicken bites from drying out too much. 
  2. Reheat for about 4-5 minutes until your meal has heated all the way through. The actual time varies depending on your microwave.
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Kraving More?

Check out my other krave worthy Chicken and Poultry Recipes , 30-Minute Meals, or explore  The Recipe Index for even MORE KRAVE-WORTHY EATS.

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