Skillet Lemon Chicken - this easy chicken recipe is made in under 30 minutes and has an incredible sauce
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Skillet Lemon Chicken

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Christina Hitchcock

Ingredients

  • 4 inch thinly sliced boneless skinless chicken breasts - about 1/2 thick
  • House Seasoning Blend
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cup finely diced shallots - or onion
  • 4 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine - or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons parsley - chopped
  • 3-4 slices lemon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with House Seasoning blend.
  • Heat olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken and brown on both sides - about 2-3 minutes per side; remove chicken to a plate and set aside.
  • Add shallots; saute for 5 minutes, until translucent.
  • Add garlic and crushed red pepper to skillet and saute for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add chicken broth, wine and lemon juice to the skillet; use a whisk to scrape the browned bits from the bottom.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes or until sauce reduces to 1/2 cup.
  • Turn off the heat and add the butter and half and half. Whisk until combined.
  • Add the chicken back to the skillet and place in preheated oven for 8 minutes (or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees)
  • Remove skillet from oven and serve with chopped parsley and lemon slices.
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Notes

1. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs can be substituted for chicken breasts.
2. Salt and pepper can be substituted for House Seasoning Blend.
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