Lemon Chicken Spaghetti Toss

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this recipe in Quick Cooking a few years ago and it has become a staple in our household. It is a very tasty dish that is so easy to make, yet looks very impressive. Good enough for company!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions& garlic in butter& oil until tender.
  2. Stir in the chicken, lemon juice, parsley, seasoned salt& lemon-pepper.
  3. Saute for 15-20 min or until chicken juices run clear.
  4. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.
  5. Add to chicken mixture& toss.
Most Helpful

We loved this! A very simple and quick recipe that proved to be very good. I worried that it might be too "lemony" for the kids [5 and 2] but they loved it. The only change I made was adding freshly grated Parmesano Reggiano cheese when tossing together. Thanks for a great weeknight meal idea...and a cheap one at that!

Messie Chef March 26, 2009

A great basic recipe to play with, and very easy (esp. if you dice lots of chicken on weekends and freeze in sealed bags, like I do). I too switched out the seasoning salt -- too "artificial" for an otherwise fresh and lively recipe. At the end, why note make a pan sauce by simply deglazing all those good bits with chicken broth! Also added steamed asparagus tips.

Laurie in California January 06, 2005

Quick, easy and delicious! Not too lemony.

cewrdh October 23, 2013