Lemon Chicken for Two
This lemon chicken is cooked in a skillet and is served over mashed potatoes. It is the perfect portion size for two filling meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 2 breasts
- 1 lb chicken breast 4 smaller breast pieces
- 1/4 cup white flour
- 4 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- salt & pepper to taste
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/4 cup chicken stock
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 lemon sliced into 8 discs
- 1 tbsp parsley fresh
Heat your 2 tablespoons of oil and 3 tablespoons of butter over a skillet on medium heat. You do not want the butter to burn.
Add flour to a shallow bowl and dredge each of the four chicken breasts.
Add chicken to the frying pan and season with salt, pepper, garlic & onion powder.
Pan fry for 3-5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 165 degree fahrenheit.
Chicken should be golden brown and have a crunchy outer.
Once chicken is cooked, add it to a separate dish and loosely cover.
Prepare instant mashed potatoes and put aside.
In a stock pot; add 1 tablespoon of butter, honey, lemon juice, lemon slices, and chicken stock. Heat until a boil, and then simmer for 1-2 minutes.
Add the mashed potatoes to two bowls. Then top with chicken and finally the sauce.
Sprinkle bowls with fresh parsley and enjoy!
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 683kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 207mg | Sodium: 550mg | Potassium: 889mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.7mg