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Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

"This delicious Italian dish is easy to prepare, but it looks like you fussed," writes Brenda Hoffman of Stanton, Michigan.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine 4 tablespoons flour, cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat the eggs. Coat chicken with flour, then dip into egg mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter and oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining, salt and pepper; stir in broth until smooth. Add apple juice to the skillet, stirring to loosen any browned bits. Stir broth mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Stir in lemon juice; cook for 1 minute. Add parsley and remaining butter; cook and stir until butter is melted. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 542 calories, 30g fat (12g saturated fat), 329mg cholesterol, 1670mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 42g protein.

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