Chicken with Lemon-Basil Sauce

Chicken with Lemon-Basil Sauce

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3 review(s) averaging 5. 67% would make again

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"This was AWESOME!! I also added some Herbes de Provence for additional flavor and this has become my go to chicken dish."

- ChefMimi754


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4 tb olive oil
2 tb butter; Chilled
4 Skinless boneless chicken
1 c low-salt chicken; (or 1 cup white wine)
4 Garlic; chopped
2 ts lemon peel; Grated, (packed)
3/4 c fresh basil; Chopped, (or 1 tbspn dried basil)
salt and pepper; to taste
3 tb Fresh Lemon Juice

Original recipe makes 4



Heat olive oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet and saute until brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to platter and tent with foil. Add lemon juice, garlic, and lemon peel to same skillet. Stir over medium-high heat until fragrant (about 30 seconds). Add chicken broth, boil until reduced. Add butter and stir to sauce consistency. Mix basil into sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve. This is a simple one-skillet meal. Serves 4. Recipe Source: Home & Garden TV -- Home Grown Cooking Formatted for MasterCook by Nancy Berry -

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This was AWESOME!! I also added some Herbes de Provence for additional flavor and this has become my go to chicken dish.
ChefMimi754 11 month ago

This recipe was very tasty and easy. I added Herbs de Provence to the chicken cutlet for even more flavor.
herbgrower 2 years ago

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