Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Lemon Chicken

Diane Hughes


This recipe was given to me when I lived in Crawford, GA 34 years ago by a woman who had just moved to Oglethorpe County, Ga. from Miami. Whenever I want to really impress this is my GO TO recipe. Easy and delish.... you'll want to lick the dish. If you like lemon a lot then use more. Not so much then use less. I don't cook it often because of the butter. You can use boneless or bone in. I use skinless/ boneless breast. Cooking time can be shorter if using boneless meat. It will dry out so make sure it browns then you can take it out.

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
45 Min


4 to 6 medium
chicken breast
1 stick
real butter
flour for dredging
salt and pepper


1Heat oven to 350*
allow butter to melt in pyrex dish (sized to fit your chicken) while the oven is heating.
2take dish out of oven and squeeze juice of 2-3 lemons into the butter and stir to mix.
3Season and dredge the chicken in the flour. Lay in melted butter with the best side down.
4Bake for 20 minutes and remove dish and turn your chicken over so the best side can brown and be pretty. Return to oven for 20 minutes.
5Serve with rice and pour the pan juices over the rice.

About this Recipe

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