Recipes and Cooking Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts 4.0 (804) 31 Reviews Yes, you can make lemon butter chicken as good as your favorite restaurant at home. This lemon chicken s a quick-cooking skillet dinner perfect for weeknights. The zesty seasoning combined with a buttery lemon sauce makes a delicious dish you'll want to serve with just about everything. Serve with rice, pilaf or pasta to round out your chicken dinner. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 25, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 medium boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds) ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning ⅓ cup butter 2 lemons, sliced 2 tablespoon lemon juice Hot cooked rice or pilaf (optional) Directions Place each chicken breast half between two pieces of plastic wrap. Pound lightly into a rectangle about 1/4 to 1/8 inch thick. Remove plastic wrap. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt. and lemon pepper. Coat chicken breasts with flour mixture. In a 12-inch skillet cook the chicken breasts in the hot butter, half at a time, over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes on each side or until brown and no longer pink. Remove chicken from skillet. Add lemon slices to skillet; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once. Return all of the chicken to the skillet, overlapping chicken breasts slightly. Drizzle lemon juice over the chicken breasts. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until pan juices are slightly reduced. Serve chicken, lemon slices, and pan juices over hot cooked rice or pilaf, if desired. Makes 6 servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 258 Calories 12g Fat 8g Carbs 27g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 258 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 95mg 32% Sodium 725mg 32% Total Carbohydrate 8g 3% Protein 27g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.