Lemon Chicken

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Love this easy chicken dish with great flavor and I serve it with oregano green beans.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 servings
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 4
    skinned and boned chicken breast (about 1 1/2 lb.)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 8 slice
    fresh lemon
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • ·
    garnish: lemon slices

How to Make Lemon Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut each chicken breast in half lengthwise. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4 inch thickness, using a rolling pin or the flat side of a meat mallet. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Lightly dredge chicken in flour, shaking off excess.
  2. Melt 1 Tbsp. butter with 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium hig heat. Cook half the chicken in skillet 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter, and keep warm. Repeat procedure with 1 Tbsp. butter and remaing olive oil and chicken.
  3. Add broth and lemon juice to skillet, and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Add 8 lemon slices.

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About Lemon Chicken

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



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