This Lemon and White Wine Chicken Recipe is hands-down-best staple on our table. This dish is very easy to make and will keep you going for more.

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This Lemon and White Wine Chicken Recipe is hands-down-best  staple on our table. This dish is very  easy to make and will keep you going for more.

Ingredients for Lemon and White Wine Chicken:

3 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 Tbsp unsalted butter
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
Juice of 1 lemon, freshly squeezed

How to Make Lemon and white wine chicken:

1. Cut the chicken breasts in half so they are half as thick and sprinkle it with salt and pepper.

Two photos of chicken being cut and seasoned on a cutting board

2. Add flour to flat-bottomed medium dish. Dredge, or coat the chicken with the flour. Use just enough flour to coat and tap off extra.

Two photos of chicken being dipped into a bowl with flour

3. Heat 2 Tbsp butter and 2 Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium/high heat until the butter begins to sizzle. Add 1/2 of the chicken and Saute for about 2-4 minutes per side (depending on the thickness of your chicken). Remove chicken to a serving platter. Add more butter and olive oil to the pan and repeat with the second batch of chicken.

Two photos of chicken being fried in a skillet

4. In the same skillet, without reducing the heat, add 1/2 cup wine, 1 Tbsp butter and lemon juice. Stir for about 3 minutes. Sauce will slightly thicken. Pour the sauce over the chicken just before serving and garnish with lemon slices.

Two photos of a lemon being juiced and then the juice being poured on fried chicken

Lemon and White Wine Chicken

4.95 from 20 votes
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
An easy lemon chicken recipe with a simple lemon white wine sauce.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients 

Servings: 6 chicken cutlets

Instructions

  • Cut the chicken breasts in half so they are half as thick and sprinkle it with salt and pepper.
  • Add 1/2 cup of flour to flat-bottomed medium dish. Dredge, or coat the chicken with the flour. Use just enough flour to coat and tap off extra.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp of butter and 2 Tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet over medium/high heat until the butter begins to sizzle.
  • Add 1/2 of the chicken and Saute for about 2-4 minutes per side (depending on the thickness of your chicken). Remove chicken to a serving platter.
  • Add 1 Tbsp butter and 1 Tbsp olive oil to the pan and repeat with the second batch of chicken.
  • In the same skillet, without reducing the heat, add 1/2 cup wine, 1 Tbsp of butter and lemon juice. Stir for about 3 minutes. Sauce will slightly thicken. Pour the sauce over the chicken just before serving. Garnish with lemon slices.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: lemon white wine chicken
Skill Level: Easy/Medium
Cost to Make: $
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  • EG
    April 2, 2022

    Made it for a picky eater, who loved it. Making it again tonight.

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      April 2, 2022

      That is so great! I’m happy you found a keeper for a picky eater! 🙂 Thank you for the review.

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