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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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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abashu
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

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

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Andrews89
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"very yummy"

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missmcv25
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2013

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

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RoxyAZ
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

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

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vallooney
Reviewed May. 11, 2012

"Delicious, easy, low cal"

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pambennett83
Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"loved it"

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Coupon_Queen
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"I jazzed this up by adding poultry seasoning to the flour coating, adding minced garlic to the pan with the chicken, and a splash of white wine todeglaze the pan. I also used 1 cup broth instead of 1/3 cup. This was easy and delicious. Everyone liked it."

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tkarinas
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2010

"Lemon mushroom chicken is a simple and incredibly easy dish to make and one my family simply loves. It's a keeper and one we'll be making many more times."

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linda_ing
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2010

"4 Servings Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients
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
Directions
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, and shake to coat.
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.
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.
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.
Nutrition Facts: 1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce equals 213 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch."

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mary2171
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2008

"I can not view this recipe and would like to see it. Can you copy and paste the recipe, so I can view it...I love lemon chicken and mushrooms.

 
 
These recipes are awesome!!
 
TY
 
Mary
 
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