simple lemon chicken

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Dawna Granger
from Roseburg, OR

Received this recipe from a gal at a Bed and Breakfast. I thought it might be a bit difficult for me to copy but not really. Simply put, it is easy peasy!! Whenever I make this my husband asks if we are having important company. He loves it and apparently by that question, I don't make it enough.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For simple lemon chicken

  • 1
    lemon
  • 4
    chicken breasts (or any part you desire)
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 4 Tbsp
    salad oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1
    lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • fresh mint
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How To Make simple lemon chicken

  • 1
    Grate the peel from the lemon. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the chicken.
  • 2
    Shake the chicken in a paper bag with flour, salt and paprika.
  • 3
    In skillet, brown chicken slowly in the salad oil.
  • 4
    Arrange chicken in casserole or baking pan. Sprinkle grated lemon peel over the chicken, add the brown sugar and then cover with the thinly sliced lemon. Pour in the broth and place mint over the top. Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven until the chicken is tender, about 45 minutes. Remove mint before serving.

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