Chicken with Lemon Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Lemon Sauce Recipe

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"This delicious Italian dish is easy to prepare, but it looks like you fussed," writes Brenda Hoffman of Stanton, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 542 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 329mg cholesterol, 1670mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 42g protein.


  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine 4 tablespoons flour, cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat the eggs. Coat chicken with flour, then dip into egg mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter and oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining, salt and pepper; stir in broth until smooth. Add apple juice to the skillet, stirring to loosen any browned bits. Stir broth mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Stir in lemon juice; cook for 1 minute. Add parsley and remaining butter; cook and stir until butter is melted. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Lemon Sauce in Taste of Home April/May 2004, p46

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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captgeo5 User ID: 6856757 67886
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2014

"Outstanding , this was so easy and the taste was awesome a must make"

smart2000t User ID: 2912719 78472
Reviewed May. 13, 2013

"This was delicious and I would serve it as a company dinner. I made noodles as a side dish and topped them with some of the sauce."

Joscy User ID: 2694585 205929
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2012

"Highly considering making this for Thanksgiving since it'll be just the two of us. Have made this many times and IMO is excellent!!!! Deserves **10** stars."

milosmommy User ID: 3662215 91880
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2011

"Highly recommend! A new favorite!"

regansma User ID: 496976 91879
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

"I thought this took a LOT more than 20 min to make (maybe because I did more than 2 chicken breast?) And I had a big mess. It was ok but not worth the work."

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