Easy Chicken Francaise

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Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This easy to make dish cooks up super fast in a buttery lemon sauce.
Recipe and photo adapted from Allrecipes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
thin-sliced chicken cutlets
1 c
flour
pinch of salt and pepper
2
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
chopped garlic
1 tsp
paprika
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 c
chicken broth or 1/2 cup chicken broth and 1/2 cup white wine
2 Tbsp
flour
1 can(s)
(4 ounces) mushrooms, drained (optional)

How to Make Easy Chicken Francaise

Step-by-Step

  • 1Season 1 cup of flour with salt, pepper, and paprika.
    Coat chicken cutlets with seasoned flour, shaking off excess; then dip in egg.
  • 2Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
    Pan fry chicken until golden brown on both sides, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to plate.
    Add mushrooms and garlic and pan fry 2 to 3 minutes more.

    Transfer mushrooms and garlic to the plate with the chicken.
    Pour off remaining oil and discard.
    Keep chicken and mushrooms warm, in 200 degree oven, covered with aluminum foil.
  • 3Melt butter in same skillet, cook and stir remaining 2 tbsp. flour in butter for 5 minutes, then add chicken broth and lemon juice.
    Simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes.
    Return chicken and mushrooms and garlic to the skillet.
    Continue simmering , about 15 more minutes.

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About Easy Chicken Francaise

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French