Chicken in creamy lemon sauce

Chicken In Creamy Lemon Sauce Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I love this easy to make lemon chicken. I serve w/ buttered noodles, but goes just as well w/ just a salad.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2" thickness
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken broth
  • 2 tsp
    lemon rind
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3/4 c
    light cream
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried parsley

How to Make Chicken in creamy lemon sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Sprinkle chicken w/ 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper. Melt butter in lg skillet over med-high heat. Cook chicken 5 mins each side, or until no longer pink inside. Remove chicken from pan.
  2. Add 2 tbsp broth, lemon rind and lemon juice to pan, cook 1 min. Stir in light cream and remaining broth, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 mins, stirring often.
  3. Stir in 1/4 cup parmesan cheese and remaining salt and pepper. Simmer 1 mins. Pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle w remaining parmesan cheese and parsley.

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About Chicken in creamy lemon sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom




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