Lemon and Butter Chicken

Lemon and Butter Chicken


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About this recipe: The combination of garlic, lemon, eggs and butter, make this chicken dish perfect. Serve it with rice or mashed potatoes for a substantial meal or a green salad, for a light lunch.

Paula Tomlinson

Serves: 6 

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 pinch garlic granules
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 30g butter
  • 415ml chicken stock
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 slices lemon, for garnish
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. In a shallow dish or bowl, mix together the egg and juice of 1/2 lemon. In another shallow dish or bowl mix together the flour, garlic granules and paprika. Dip chicken breasts in egg mixture, then flour mixture.
  2. Heat butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook until golden on each side.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together stock and juice of 1 lemon and pour mixture over chicken in frying pan. Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer for about 8 minutes. Place on serving platter and garnish with fresh lemon slices and parsley sprigs.

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