Chicken Francaise in 5 minutes

Helene Mulvihill


This is a recipe from The Chew's Michael Simon. He made it for a 5 minute challenge. I watched the segment a few times, then made the effort to re-create it with fantastic results! My family loves it!


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10 Min
5 Min
Pan Fry


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boneless chicken breasts, filleted or pounded thin
1 pinch
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
olive oil
flour for dredging
4 clove
garlic, sliced
2 c
sliced mushrooms
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/3 c
white wine (i like pinot grigio)
1/2 c
chicken stock

How to Make Chicken Francaise in 5 minutes


  • 1Fillet chicken, pat dry then seaon with salt and pepper and set aside
  • 2Prepare your work station. One bowl with flour and one with eggs (beaten) and fry pan with butter and oil. Heat pan to medium.
  • 3Dredge chicken in flour first, then dip in egg and place in hot fry pan, repeat until pan is full
  • 4Fry for about 2 minutes, until browned, then flip each piece
  • 5Add garlic and mushroom to pan and fry for an additional 5 minutes or until brown.
  • 6Squeeze or pour lemon juice directly on to chicken breasts, then deglaze pan with white wine.
  • 7Add chicken stock and parsley and cook to reduce broth to a smooth gravy.
  • 8Serve over rice

    Original recipe calls for capers instead of mushrooms.

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About Chicken Francaise in 5 minutes

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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