Chicken With Matcha Lemon Crème Garlic Sauce Recipe

by Sugimoto Tea Company
Recipes, Matcha, Drinking & Eating, Entrees
Chicken With Matcha Lemon Crème Garlic Sauce | Sugimoto Tea Company

Chicken and matcha may seem like an odd pairing, but this oven-roasted chicken with matcha lemon creme garlic sauce may change your mind. Here's how to make it. 

How to Make Chicken With Matcha Lemon Crème Garlic Sauce


  • 1 Tbsp Sugimoto Organic Daily Matcha 
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, flattened
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pint Half and Half
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley leaves (separated)
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Step 1: Preheat the Oven

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2: Prepare the Chicken Breasts

Wash, dry, and flatten two chicken breasts; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Coat each chicken breast with flour by using a plastic bag and shaking it well.

Step 3: Fry the Chicken

Fry chicken in olive oil in a preheated skillet 3 minutes on each side on medium heat. Remove chicken breasts from skillet, cover, and set aside.

Step 4: Saute the Butter

In a skillet, sauté half and half, butter, and minced garlic until reduced by one-third.

Step 5: Prepare the Sauce

Mix parmesan cheese with matcha in a small bowl; add to skillet and stir in well. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and 1 tbsp. parsley. 

Taste and add salt and pepper to taste. Pour sauce over top of chicken breasts.

Step 6: Bake the Chicken

Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. 

Step 7: Serve

Remove from the oven. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp. of parsley and serve.

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