Famous Chicken Francaise

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Famous Chicken Francaise

Prep 20 m

Cook 25 m

Ready In 45 m

6 Servings

269 Calories


"Chicken with lemon juice, egg, butter and garlic. C'est magnifique!"

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  1. 1 egg, beaten

  2. 1/2 lemon, juiced

  3. 1 cup all-purpose flour

  4. 1 pinch garlic powder

  5. 1 pinch paprika

  6. 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  7. 2 tablespoons butter

  8. 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  9. 1 lemon, juiced

  10. 6 slices lemon, for garnish

  11. 2 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. In a shallow dish or bowl, mix together the egg and juice of 1/2 lemon. In another shallow dish or bowl mix together the flour, garlic powder and paprika. Dip chicken breasts in egg mixture, then flour mixture.

  2. Heat butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook until golden on each side.

  3. In a medium bowl, mix together broth and juice of 1 lemon, and pour mixture over chicken in skillet. Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer for about 8 minutes. Place on serving platter, and garnish with fresh lemon slices and parsley sprigs.

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