Chicken in a butter, lemon and herb sauce

Chicken in a butter, lemon and herb sauce


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About this recipe: Serve this delectable chicken dish with rice or pasta, and don't forget the crusty bread to mop up the sauce! You could easily make this recipe with prawns instead of chicken, if desired.


Serves: 4 

  • 110g butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 boneless chicken breast fillets, sliced lengthways into thirds

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a frying pan heat the butter and oil over medium high until the butter melts. Add the parsley, basil, oregano and garlic and salt and mix together in the pan. Stir in lemon juice.
  2. Add the chicken and saute for about 3 minutes or until white. Lower the heat and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear. More butter can be added if desired.

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