Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is one of the easiest and best tasting recipes I have tried. It comes from the Food TV website.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Separate the tenderloins from the breasts.
  2. Between sheets of plastic wrap pound the thicker side of the breast to make it more even in thickness.
  3. Season the chicken with salt.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over moderate heat.
  5. Add the chicken breasts and tenderloins.
  6. Saute for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. You'll know to turn the chicken over when the top looks opaque (tenderloins may take only 2 to 3 minutes per side).
  8. Saute on other side 4 to 5 minutes or until the interior is cooked through.
  9. Mix lemon zest and lemon juice into chicken broth.
  10. Remove the chicken to a plate.
  11. Give the lemonbroth cornstarch mixture a stir and add it to skillet.
  12. Deglaze the pan and simmer for a two minutes or until the sauce looks thick and glossy.
  13. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  14. Remove the skillet from the heat and whisk in the butter if you wish.
  15. Pour the sauce pour over the chicken and sprinkle the scallions on top.


Most Helpful

Excellent recipe. Will certainly make again. Tasted exactly how I thought it would.

Darlene10 April 16, 2003

My wife and I really enjoyed this recipe. It was very light tasting.

spanmann June 21, 2003

Although my husband did not like it so well (he's not a lemon fan), I loved this recipe. It's relatively quick and easy enough for a beginner to prepare (even the sauce), as well as being quite tasty. I was happy that the sauce was not too sweet; that sort of thing can get overwhelming fast and it's easy for the sweetness to overpower the flavor of the lemon. In fact, I like the sauce so much that I typically only make 2-3 chicken breasts, so that I can have more sauce on each one!

SaraStar September 20, 2006

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