Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Lemon Herb Sauce

Recipe courtesy of the Learning Kitchen at UW Health at The American Center.

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Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Lemon Herb Sauce



Serves 2




  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Coarse salt and ground black pepper
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 3 Tbsp chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs, chopped




  1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet to medium-high heat. Season both sides of the chicken breast with salt and pepper. Place in hot pan andcook, turning once, for 5 minutes per side. Transfer chicken breasts to a plate.

  2. Add the lemon juice to the skillet, scraping up any browned bits that cling to the pan. Add the chicken broth and garlic and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat; add the herbs and swirl the pan to combine.

  3. Divide the chicken between the 2 plates and spoon the herb sauce over the chicken. Serve.

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