Italian Lemon Chicken

Italian Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald


A Northern & Southern Italian Dish. Fork tender and great with any vegetable side dish. This dish can be doubled, tripled and so on according to the amount of guests or how much you want to eat because it's so good!


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30 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breast cut in half into cutlets
  • 1
  • 2
    eggs beaten
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    white wine like chardonnay
  • 1 c
    italian seasoned bread crumbs (i like progresso brand)
  • 4 Tbsp
  • ·
    flour for dredging
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • ·
    vegetable oil for frying
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin for frying
  • ·
    salt & pepper
  • ·
    sliced lemon for garnish
  • sprig(s)
    of parsley
  • ·
    drained capers for garnish (optional)

How to Make Italian Lemon Chicken


  1. In a flat plate put the flour and add salt & pepper as desired. Mix into the flour.
  2. In another flat plate put the bread crumbs and add 1 Tbs of grated Parmesan cheese. Mix into the bread crumbs.
  3. In a bowl scramble two eggs.
  4. Dip each slice of chicken in the flour first, then the egg and then into the bread crumbs.
  5. In a frying pan put vegetable oil and some EV olive oil for added flavor and heat.
  6. Fry the chicken till light golden.
  7. Grease using 4 Tbsp. of butter in an 9x13 pan.
  8. Place the chicken in the pan. Add 1 sliced pat of butter atop each piece of chicken.
  9. Add 1 cup of chicken broth, 1/2 cup of white wine and the juice of 1 whole lemon into baking pan.
  10. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for 20 mins. at 350F. Remove the foil for the last 10 mins.
  11. Serve on serving platter garnished with lemon, parsley and capers for presentation. Pour over remaining sauce from pan and serve warm.

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About Italian Lemon Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #lemon

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