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lemon chicken on a white plate with rice

Lemon Chicken

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • Lemon pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Pound chicken breasts to 1/4″ thick. Combine salt and flour in pie plate or bowl. Dredge Dip chicken breasts in flour mixture. Generously sprinkle lemon pepper on both sides of each chicken breast.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat add chicken breasts and cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Add lemon juice to skillet and increase heat to make a glaze.
  3. Great served with white rice or our favorite
  4. yellow rice


  • ¬†You can make this gluten-free by dredging the chicken in cornstarch instead of flour and it works just fine.
  • Category: Main Dishes