Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts Recipe: A 20-Minute Lemon Chicken Recipe You Need in Your Life by Donna John

Poultry Dinner
16 days ago
Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts Recipe: A 20-Minute Lemon Chicken Recipe You Need in Your Life

Rich and lemony, this easy lemon butter chicken breast recipe is on the table in about 20 minutes. Serve this chicken recipe over rice or pasta for a complete meal the whole family will love.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to a 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • pasta or rice, for serving

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the flour in a shallow bowl. Season the chicken with the lemon pepper seasoning. 
  2. Heat the butter in a skillet. Add the chicken and cook about 3 minutes on each side until browned. Remove to a plate. 
  3. Add the lemon slices to the skillet. Cook about 3 minutes, turning a couple times while they cook. 
  4. Put the chicken back into the skillet. Drizzle with the lemon juice. Cook about 3 to 4 minutes more or until chicken is cooked through. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love lemon on chicken (and just about anything). I can't wait to try your recipe, Donna John !
Cassiday
This looks soooo good. 😍

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