Zesty Lemon Butter Chicken

Zesty Lemon Butter Chicken

Create a storytelling style description of this delightful Zesty Lemon Butter Chicken recipe that’s bound to impress your taste buds. Picture tender chicken breasts bathed in a luscious lemony butter sauce, offering the perfect balance of zesty and creamy flavors.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Dredge each chicken breast in flour seasoned with salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add chicken breasts and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  4. Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  6. Pour in chicken broth, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Stir to combine and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Return the chicken to the skillet and simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Zesty Lemon Butter Chicken recipe is a perfect blend of tangy and savory. Serve it with your favorite side dishes for a delightful meal that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320 | Protein: 32g | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 450mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Create your own culinary story with this Zesty Lemon Butter Chicken recipe and share it with friends and family. They’ll be asking for seconds!

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