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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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 95mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 8g; protein 27g; sodium 725mg.