Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Pepper

Chicken Breasts With Lemon And Pepper Recipe

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Ingredients

4
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
freshly ground black pepper
1.5 Tbsp
finely chopped parsley

How to Make Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Pepper

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of waxed paper and gently pound with a meat mallet until about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2Season with salt.
  • 3Heat butter in a large, heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat until bubbly and starting to brown.
  • 4Add chicken and cook about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, or until almost opaque in center and golden on both sides.
  • 5Remove to serving plates.
  • 6Remove skillet from heat and let pan juices cool briefly.
  • 7Add lemon juice, and stir to loosen brown drippings in bottom of pan.
  • 8Spoon over chicken, season well with pepper, then sprinkle with parsley.

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About Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Pepper

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy