Lemon Chicken with Mashed Potatoes 1
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5 from 3 votes

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
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, honey, lemon chicken, lemon chicken for two
Servings: 2 breasts
Calories: 683kcal
Author: Amy


  • 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