Easy Chicken Francaise

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This easy to make dish cooks up super fast in a buttery lemon sauce.
Recipe and photo adapted from Allrecipes.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
thin-sliced chicken cutlets
1 c
flour
pinch of salt and pepper
2
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
chopped garlic
1 tsp
paprika
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 c
chicken broth or 1/2 cup chicken broth and 1/2 cup white wine
2 Tbsp
flour
1 can(s)
(4 ounces) mushrooms, drained (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season 1 cup of flour with salt, pepper, and paprika.
Coat chicken cutlets with seasoned flour, shaking off excess; then dip in egg.
2
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Pan fry chicken until golden brown on both sides, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to plate.
Add mushrooms and garlic and pan fry 2 to 3 minutes more.

Transfer mushrooms and garlic to the plate with the chicken.
Pour off remaining oil and discard.
Keep chicken and mushrooms warm, in 200 degree oven, covered with aluminum foil.
3
Melt butter in same skillet, cook and stir remaining 2 tbsp. flour in butter for 5 minutes, then add chicken broth and lemon juice.
Simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes.
Return chicken and mushrooms and garlic to the skillet.
Continue simmering , about 15 more minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French