Creamy Lemon Chicken

Creamy Lemon Chicken


"Lemon juice and grated lemon peel add an unexpected flavor kick to a simple chicken skillet supper."


30 m servings 224 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 28.6 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 286 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pound chicken breasts smooth side down, gently between pieces of plastic wrap, with flat side of meat mallet until 1/2 inch thick. In small shallow dish, mix flour, 1 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper; dip each chicken breast into flour mixture, coating all sides.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken breasts in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until brown. In small bowl, mix cooking sauce and lemon juice.
  3. Pour sauce mixture over chicken. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Sprinkle with parsley and lemon peel. Serve with rice.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I love the concept of pairing chicken with a creamy lemon sauce. And while this is quick and easy saving on time and effort in the kitchen due to the pre-made sauce it just doesn't meet expectat...

I seasoned the chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powdwer. Well received by all. Thank you, Progreeso!

This was actually my favorite Progresso starter recipe. The chicken was creamy and delicious and succulent and the flavors in the sauce were very good.

As-written, this is only a three-star recipe. With my modifications, it would be four stars. The canned sauce is pretty bland and sort of reminded me of extremely watered down cream of chicken...

Because I was afraid 3 T. of lemon juice would be too strong for mine and my husband's tastes, I began with 2 T. and am very glad I did. Had I added the full amount, it would have been entirely ...

Great flavor with the soup mixed with the fresh lemon for the gravy. I used olive oil instead of veg. oil, bowtie pasta instead of rice and cut the chicken into strips (it only took 2 large bre...

Excellent recipe! It's incredibly quick and easy to make, and the sauce is very creamy and delicious! I sliced the chicken breasts in half horizontally, which was much easier and less messy than...

This was a family winner! The kids really enjoyed and it actually only took me 30 minutes to make. Amazing!

We really didn't care for this dish. I read the reviews and saw that others thought that the sauce was bland, so I added some seasonings. It still wasn't very good.