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This recipe for lemon pepper chicken with butter sauce is a simple recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes! The perfect dinner for a busy weeknight.
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Lemon Pepper Chicken

This recipe for lemon pepper chicken with butter sauce is a simple recipe that's ready in just 20 minutes! The perfect dinner for a busy weeknight.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon pepper chicken
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 345kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 thin cut boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning or more to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Mix together the flour, lemon pepper seasoning and salt to taste. Pour the flour mixture onto a plate or into a shallow bowl.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour mixture, turning to coat evenly.
  • Place the chicken in the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes per side or until done.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and place on a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  • Melt the butter in the pan, and whisk in the lemon juice. Season with salt to taste.
  • Spoon the sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 1000mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g