Chicken in creamy lemon sauce

Chicken In Creamy Lemon Sauce Recipe

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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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15 Min
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boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2" thickness
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/4 c
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


  • 1Sprinkle 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.
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3Stir 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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