Lemon Mushroom Chicken Recipe
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Lemon Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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There's a lot of flavor in this dish, and the best part is it doesn't seem light at all! —Carrie Palmquist, Canova, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce: 213 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 3 lean meat 1-1/2 fat


  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/4 cup flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time; shake to coat.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in butter for 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Add 1/3 cup broth to the pan, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil. Add mushrooms; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
  4. Combine the remaining flour and broth until smooth; stir into the mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in lemon juice. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Mushroom Chicken in Light & Tasty February/March 2008, p12

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

"Easy, good flavor, not dry which are important factors to consider with anything you cook."

Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"very yummy"

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2013

"I make this recipe a lot and my family loves it!!!!! Delicious!"

Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"Quick, easy, and healthy recipe. Will definitely make again!"

Reviewed May. 11, 2012

"Delicious, easy, low cal"

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