Chicken Breasts with Lemon

Chicken Breasts With Lemon Recipe

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1/2 c
salt and freshly ground pepper
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
2 Tbsp
olive oil
sprigs fresh thyme
2 Tbsp
shallots, finely chopped
2 tsp
garlic clove, finely chopped
2 tsp
lemon rind, grated
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 c
chicken broth
2 Tbsp


1Season flour with salt and pepper, and dredge the chicken all over.
2Shake off excess flour.
3Heat the oil in a heavy skillet large enough to hold the chicken pieces in one layer.
4Add chicken and cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
5Turn the chicken and cook for 5 more minutes, or until cooked through.
6Carefully remove the oil from the skillet, leaving the chicken.
7Discard the oil.
8Add the thyme, shallots and garlic, and cook for about a minute.
9Do not burn the garlic.
10Add the lemon rind, the lemon juice and the broth.
11Scrape the skillet to dissolve the brown particles that cling to the bottom.
12Add the butter, and cook for 3 minutes longer.

About Chicken Breasts with Lemon

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy