Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Lemon Oregano Chicken

We are not big red-meat eaters in our house, so we end up eating a LOT of chicken. Pair that with a couple of finicky eaters and I am perpetually searching for new ways to prepare chicken. I came up with this recipe and it was a crowd-pleaser!



LEMON OREGANO CHICKEN

Ingredients:

  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Starch
  • 3 T Butter


Directions:

  • Flatten chicken breasts to desired thickness. 
  • Mix garlic powder, pepper, salt, and 1 tsp oregano in a baggie. 
  • Sprinkle mixture generously onto both sides of chicken. You won't need all of the spice mixture, so keep remaining spice mixture in baggie for next time you make this recipe.
  • Melt butter in skillet and add chicken.
  • Cook chicken until both sides are nice and browned.
  • Reduce heat to low and move chicken to plate.
  • Mix chicken broth with juice of half a lemon and corn starch.
  • Pour broth mixture into pan and stir around to loosen brown bits from bottom. Bring to a boil until it begins to thicken. Reduce heat.
  • Add chicken back to pan and sprinkle 1/2 tsp of oregano over top. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until chicken cooked through.
  • If you want it to look fancy, garnish with a lemon slice. 
  • Enjoy!



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-Blythe

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8 comments:

  1. yummm! thanks for sharing! I'm totally adding this to my menu! Hope you add more!

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    1. Thank you! I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine did!

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  2. That looks good! My family eats lots of chicken too.

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  3. That looks so good, Blythe, and the best part is that it's dairy free, which means my hubby could actually eat it! I get so tired of seeing all these recipes I can't cook...lol. Thanks for linking at my party!

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  6. I made this tonight for my family and a friend and her boys. It was a hit all round! My friend's younger son is VERY picky and actually ate this meal. Thanks for the delicious recipe.

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