Chicken with garlic and walnut sauce recipe

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Moist and juicy chicken with a creamy, garlicky walnut sauce, you’ll come back to this recipe again and again.

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 Minutes


  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on
  • 1 large lemon, cut into wedges
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup dry white wine (can substitute 1 cup chicken broth instead)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¾ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, to garnish
How to Make It
  1. Rub the chicken thighs with the lemon wedges. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in the chicken and brown slightly on both sides. Add in the wine and bring to a boil. Add in the broth and bay leaves. Lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender and cooked.
  2. In the meantime, place the walnuts and garlic in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer the chicken to a plate or serving dish, once cooked. Add in the walnut and garlic mixture and Greek yogurt to the pan and cook on low for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour sauce over the chicken and garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!

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