Chicken in Lemon-Dill Butter

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Feast Your Eyes

Take the hassle out of dinner tonight with this quick and easy chicken dish. The flavors of lemon and dill pair deliciously with the chicken, and will give you a meal that everyone will love. Goes well with fresh steamed asparagus and new potatoes.

Top Review by Mark W.

This is a Charlotte Turgeon recipe from The Encyclopedia of Cooking, have been making it since the 80s.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a large, heavy-bottom skillet melt the butter over a medium-high flame.
  3. To the melted butter add the lemon juice and zest, salt, garlic, paprika, and onion powder; bring to a boil.
  4. Add to the skillet the chicken, pepper, mushrooms, and dill; bring back to bubbly.
  5. Cover the skillet, reduce the heat, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the chicken is tender.
  6. Transfer the chicken to a warm serving platter, pour sauce over chicken. If desired garnish with snipped dill and lemon zest.

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