Chicken for one

Chicken for one


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About this recipe: Chicken breast sautéed and served with a sauce of butter, lemon juice and Parmesan. A perfect weeknight meal for one served with a crisp green salad.

Jerry Schiavo

Serves: 1 

  • 110g (4 oz) butter
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 40g (1 oz) grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:2min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:14min 

  1. Melt 1/4 of the butter in a medium frying pan over medium high heat.
  2. Add chicken to frying pan and brown for 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally. When chicken is browned, add remaining butter and lemon juice (if desired, add extra lemon juice to taste).
  3. Sauté for 6 minutes over medium heat, then remove chicken from frying pan. Add cheese to frying pan, stir all together until mixture has reached the consistency of a sauce, then pour the sauce over the chicken and serve hot.

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... A complete disaster .... Don't know what I did wrong but the "sauce" became solidified lumps of brown cheese that looked more like hobnobs floating in a sea of butter ..... It gave my family a laugh but that's all!! - 01 Dec 2012

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