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Lemon Chicken



  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts,pounded to 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Lemon and Parsley Sauce

  • 2 lemons
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

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  1. Chicken: Rub breasts with salt and pepper.
  2. Brown chicken in oil and butter.
  3. Lemon and Parsley Sauce: Slice 1 lemon thinly. Reserve 1/2 for garnish. From another lemon, grate 1/2 teaspoon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice.
  4. Whisk cornstarch with chicken broth. Add garlic, lemon peel, lemon juice, and 1/2 of the sliced lemons. Cook for 30 minutes until thickened.
  5. Stir in parsley. Take out lemon slices after first 5 minutes.
  6. Add chicken to sauce and cook another 2 minutes.
  7. Garnish with the other 1/2 of lemon slices.

I usually double the sauce recipe.

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