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4 pieces of Chicken Bryan on a plate
5 from 20 votes

Copycat Carrabba’s Chicken Bryan

This Copycat Carrabba’s Chicken Bryan is a family favorite. The lemon butter sauce with fresh basil and sun-dried tomatoes is truly amazing.
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Marinade Ingredients

  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 lemon, juice from lemon about 1⁄4 cup
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste can also use minced garlic
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

Lemon Butter Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salted butter 1 stick
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste or minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1-2 tablespoons oil from the jar of herb-marinated sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Additional Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup herb-marinated sun dried tomatoes
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • Fresh basil


  • Combine marinade ingredients in a gallon size Ziploc bag. Squish around the chicken and marinade so that all the chicken is fully coated. Refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • After chicken has marinated, pre-heat grill on high heat for 15 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade and discard bag. Place chicken on grill and cook on each side for 10-12 minutes or until chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F. Adjust grill heat while cooking to ensure that there is a little bit of char, but the meat does not burn or catch on fire.
  • While chicken is grilling, prepare the lemon butter sauce. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic paste, basil, and tomato oil to the butter and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Squeeze lemon juice into the butter mixture and whisk to combine. Reduce heat to low. Slowly drizzle heavy cream into the skillet while whisking. Continue cooking on low for 2-3 minutes until sauce is well emulsified and thickened slightly. Remove from heat.
  • Plate one piece of grilled chicken. Spoon several tablespoons of sauce over the chicken. Top with a spoonful of sundried tomatoes and 1 oz. of goat cheese. Serve with additional sauce.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 455kcal (23%)Carbohydrates: 12g (4%)Protein: 8g (16%)Fat: 44g (68%)Saturated Fat: 23g (115%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 91mg (30%)Sodium: 340mg (14%)Potassium: 414mg (12%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 3g (3%)Vitamin A: 1538IU (31%)Vitamin C: 49mg (59%)Calcium: 89mg (9%)Iron: 1mg (6%)