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Lemon Cream Chicken

Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 large chicken breasts or 8 tenders
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

Creamy Lemon Sauce

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Season both sides of the chicken. Dredge the seasoned chicken in flour and shake off any excess.
  • Heat some olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry chicken on both sides until golden. Do not cook all the way through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter and add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add chicken broth and 1 tbsp lemon juice. Taste it and add the second tablespoon of lemon juice if desired.
  • Bring to a slight simmer and then add heavy cream. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine.
  • Add chicken to a baking dish and pour the sauce over top. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour at 350.