Lemon Butter Chicken recipes

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Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts in a Lemon Butter Sauce in One Pan with Vegetables. Full of flavor, every bite is unforgettable.

Easy crisp-tender chicken with the creamiest lemon butter sauce ever! You will like this simple recipe !

How to make lemon butter chicken

Lemon Chicken in a skillet. Chicken cutlets are pan-seared and golden brown and served, garnished with parsley.

How to make lemon butter chicken

How to make butter chicken!

The chicken is quickly sprinkled with some garlic powder and salt & pepper, then coated in flour and fried until golden on both sides.

And making butter chicken sauce is simple. After pan-frying the chicken, you deglaze the pan with butter, chicken broth, and lemon juice. No fancy ingredients in here. You finish cooking the chicken in the sauce, parsley decoration on top, dinner is served!

This lemon butter chicken recipe is fast and makes the best dinner. Tender chicken is pan-fried and coated in the easiest, most delicious lemon butter sauce!

Lemon Chicken in a skillet. Chicken cutlets are panned seared and golden brown and served in a rich butter sauce, garnished with parsley.

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Lemon Butter Chicken

  • skillet
Easy crisp-tender chicken with the creamiest lemon butter sauce ever – you’ll want to forget the chicken and drink the sauce instead!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Butter Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • skillet


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice + zest of 1/2 lemon
  • Fresh parsley chopped to taste


  • Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Add the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter to a skillet over medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, add the chicken cutlets and cook them for 4-5 minutes/side or until they're nice and golden. Take them out of the pan and set aside.
  • Add the chicken broth, lemon juice + zest, and remaining butter to the pan and let it bubble for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the chicken back in and cook for another few minutes until it's cooked through and the sauce is further reduced.
  • spoon sauce over chicken and garnish with parsley. Serve warm.


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 860mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg

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