Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

This delicious and easy Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe is the ultimate dinner idea! Tender and juicy chicken in a flavor-packed lemon garlic butter sauce made with green beans and mushrooms.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz mushrooms, quartered
  • 3/4 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 1 lb chicken breast, boneless & skinless
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp oil

Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Align the green beans with the stem facing in one direction and trim stems.
  • Add green beans to a saucepan. Cover completely with water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain beans and cover to keep warm.
  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the seasoning. Set aside.
  • Cut the chicken breast into tenderloins or just cut in half. Season the chicken breast, set aside the remaining seasoning.
  • In a skillet, heat oil. Add chicken and cook over med/high heat until both sides are golden. Turn heat down and cook an additional 6-8 minutes so the chicken becomes tender.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and cover to keep warm.
  • Add the quartered mushrooms to the skillet. Saute until browned, lightly season and remove from skillet.
  • In the skillet, melt the butter and add minced garlic. Cook for about 1 minute. Add in the chicken broth, lemon juice, cornstarch. and the leftover seasoning.
  • Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook until it thickens. Add the chicken, green beans, and mushrooms back to the skillet. Smother in the sauce and cook to reheat.
  • Serve and Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 311kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 28gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 544mgPotassium: 825mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1333IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 2mg
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