Easy lemon chicken recipe

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This easy lemon chicken recipe is one of our most popular main dish chicken recipes. With simple flavor additions that don"t overpower the dish, the natural flavor of the chicken is allowed khổng lồ shine. The low ingredient danh sách also makes for a màn chơi of ease that allows this dinner to come together in no time at all, which is perfect for a busy weeknight. All you need is 30 minutes. Pair this dish with crisp veggies and a side of rice for a delicious dinner that your family is sure khổng lồ love.


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Ingredient Checklist 4 skinned và boned chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb.) 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ⅓ cup all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons butter, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided ¼ cup chicken broth ¼ cup lemon juice 8 lemon slices ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Garnish: lemon slices
Cut each chicken breast in half lengthwise. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten khổng lồ 1/4-inch thickness, using a rolling pin sạc or flat side of a meat mallet. Sprinkle chicken with salt và pepper. Lightly dredge chicken in flour, shaking off excess.

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Melt 1 Tbsp. Butter with 1 Tbsp. Olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook half of chicken in skillet 2 khổng lồ 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter, & keep warm. Repeat procedure with 1 Tbsp. Butter and remaining olive oil & chicken.


Add broth and lemon juice khổng lồ skillet, and cook 1 khổng lồ 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. địa chỉ cửa hàng 8 lemon slices.


Remove skillet from heat; địa chỉ cửa hàng parsley và remaining 2 Tbsp. Butter, và stir until butter melts. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.

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This chicken dish would pair well with sautéed asparagus, green beans (haricots verts), or even broccoli.


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Everyone loves this recipe! Even the pickiest of eaters!!Super easy và fast to make!You can save time by purchasing thin chicken cutlets or by using thighs which only require pounding vs cutting the breasts in 1/2.


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I doubled the chicken for our larger family. Easy recipe to lớn follow & turned out perfect. The sauce was the best in my opinion but my hubs thought too lemony. Served with roasted red potatoes.