Sunday, April 10, 2011

Creamy Lemon Chicken


I spotted the original recipe on Agirlinthekitchen's blog. I loved the idea but changed it up a little for my tastes. It is a quick and very tasty chicken dish, wonderful for those busy weeknights. Serve with a salad or steamed veggies and you have a wonderful meal.

My picky husband even liked it which makes it that much better.

4 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, (Dice Them Into Cubes)
¼ teaspoons Ground Pepper
Salt To Taste
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 can (10 3/4 Oz.) Cream Of Chicken Soup
1 whole Lemon, (juice And Grated Peel)
2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley, Chopped (or 1 Tablespoon Of Dried)
1/4 to 1/2 cup of chicken stock
Cooked white rice

Preparation Instructions

Season both sides of your chicken with salt and pepper.

Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat and melt butter. Add your chicken to the skillet and cook until nice and brown and cooked thoroughly, (about 3 minutes each side.)

Add soup, lemon peel and juice, and stir well to incorporate with the drippings from the chicken. Turn heat to medium-low, cover the skillet and let simmer for about 5 minutes, stir every couple of minutes to keep sauce from sticking. You probably will need to add some chicken stock to thin the sauce out a bit.

Add the parsley, cover and simmer a couple of minutes longer until entire dish is completely heated. Serve with rice of your choice

10 comments:

Sophia Lee said...

oh my!! I actually have all the ingredients listed here! Well, brown rice instead of white rice but that should substitute nicely. :-)

tamilyn said...

Sounds yummy-and quick!

Marjie said...

I love lemon flavoring in sauce! This looks like a great meal.

MaryBeth said...

Looks really good, I love lemon with chicken.

teresa said...

i love lemon chicken! the plating is beautiful too.

Terri. said...

This looks soooo good! I'm going to make this for dinner tonight. Thanks for the recipe.

Anonymous said...

Awesome! you are stepping into new and exciting territory. So glad to be on board for the journey! Looks tasty. I really appreciate your use of fresh citrus. It always makes a world of difference.

cajunlicious said...

This looks so good, I love lemon chicken! Just came across your wonderful blog and am a new follower!!!
- Jessica
http://cajunlicious.blogspot.com

Eating in Winnipeg said...

creamy lemon? i've never tried that! i'll have to because this looks great!

Pam said...

What a beautiful and delicious looking dish Cheryl. Yum!

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