Creamy lemon chicken – pan seared chicken cooked in rich and creamy lemony sauce. The chicken is tender and sauce is flavorful. This chicken with lemon butter sauce is very easy and it takes less than 20 minutes to make it. The perfect midweek dinner for your friends and family.
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
2 Chicken breasts or thighs
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
2 tablespoons Olive oil
2 tablespoons (30g) Butter
3-4 Garlic cloves, crushed
3/4 cup (180ml) Chicken broth
3/4 cup (180ml) Heavy cream
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Lemon zest
1 tablespoon Parsley/coriander/dill, chopped
Cut each chicken breast in half lengthwise. Season both sides of each chicken with salt and pepper.
In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook the chicken for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from the pan and set aside.
Melt 2 tablespoons of butter, add crushed garlic and cook over low heat for 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, lemon juice and bring to a simmer. Add heavy cream, lemon zest, salt to taste and pepper to taste.
Return the chicken the skillet and cook until the sauce has thickened.