Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe: A Burst of Citrusy Flavors in Every Bite

by | May 7, 2023 | Chicken Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Featured Recipes, Lunch Recipes, Potluck Recipes | 0 comments

Hello, busy bees! Are you looking for a quick and easy dinner recipe that will please the whole family? I am sharing a quick and easy Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe.

I remember one evening, my daughter came home from a long day at school feeling down. I decided to surprise her with this Lemon Butter Chicken for dinner, hoping to cheer her up. As I prepared the chicken, the aroma filled the kitchen, and my daughter’s face lit up with excitement. 🤩

My daughter was so curious about the lemon flavor. 🍋 She kept asking me, “Mom, why are you putting lemon in the chicken?” She was skeptical at first, as she usually is with new dishes. But as soon as she took a bite, her face lit up with joy. She said, “Mom, this is so good!”

My husband also loved the dish, and he kept going back for seconds. I could tell by the way he was savoring every bite that it was a winner. Seeing the joy in their face and hearing their excitement makes all the effort worth it. 😍

Since that day, whenever I make the Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe, it brings a smile to my face because it reminds me of that special moment with my family. It’s moments like these that make cooking for my loved ones all the more rewarding, don’t you agree? 😊

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 to 3 pound chicken pieces
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 2 lemons
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

 

Directions:

  1. To start, season your chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Then, melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add in minced garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  2. Next, add in the chicken breasts and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Once the chicken is done, remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add in lemon juice and stir to combine with the remaining butter and garlic. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Finally, add the cooked chicken back into the skillet and spoon the lemon butter sauce over the top. Serve with your favorite sides, such as rice or vegetables, and enjoy!

Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe

Juicy and flavorful Lemon Butter Chicken recipe with a tangy and buttery sauce. Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Chicken Recipes, Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 pound chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt

Instructions

  • To start, season your chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Then, melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add in minced garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Next, add in the chicken breasts and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Once the chicken is done, remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
  • In the same skillet, add in lemon juice and stir to combine with the remaining butter and garlic. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Finally, add the cooked chicken back into the skillet and spoon the lemon butter sauce over the top. Serve with your favorite sides, such as rice or vegetables, and enjoy!


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