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Skillet Lemon Chicken

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Ingredients
  Boneless chicken breast halves 4 Medium
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 Large
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Drained capers 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon leaves 2 (For Garnish)
Directions

Between 2 sheets plastic wrap, with meat mallet or rolling pin, pound chicken breasts to flatten slightly.
On waxed paper, mix 2 tablespoons flour with salt.
In pie plate, with fork, beat egg.
Coat chicken with flour mixture, then dip in egg.
In nonstick 12 inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat until hot.
Stir in 1 tablespoon margarine or butter until melted.
Add chicken; cook 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium; turn chicken and cook about 8 to 10 minutes longer, until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with tip of knife.
Transfer chicken to warm platter.
Add garlic and lemon slices to drippings in skillet; cook until golden.
In cup, mix chicken broth, wine, lemon juice, and 1 1/2 teaspoons flour until smooth; stir into mixture in skillet.
Heat sauce to boiling; boil 1 minute.
Stir in capers and remaining 1 tablespoon margarine or butter until margarine or butter melts.
Discard garlic.
Arrange lemon slices over and between chicken breasts.
Pour sauce over chicken.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Garnish platter with lemon leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1259 Calories from Fat 426

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.6%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 610.5 mg203.5%

Sodium 2056.2 mg85.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 169 g338.3%

Vitamin A 54.6% Vitamin C 79.6%

Calcium 26.6% Iron 42.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Skillet Lemon Chicken Recipe