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melody's favorite lemon chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Melody Flynn
Blue Springs, MO

If I had to choose a last meal, this would be it. It goes great with rice pilaf too.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 50 Min

Ingredients For melody's favorite lemon chicken

  • 8
    chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 6 Tbsp
    flour (reserve flour after using)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 md
    onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice, divided
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried

How To Make melody's favorite lemon chicken

  • 1
    Add flour, salt and pepper to a zip lock bag. Add chicken and shake well until coated. Remove chicken and SAVE REMAINING FLOUR. Heat oil over medium heat and brown chicken on both sides. Remove and set aside. In same pan add butter and saute onion until softened. Stir in reserved flour and cook about 1 minute. Add broth, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and thyme and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Return chicken to pan, reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Cook until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  • 2
    Stir remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice into the sauce. Place chicken on plates and pour sauce over chicken. Serve immediately.

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