Lemon Chicken Skillet (Whole30)

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • 2. Sprinkle sea salt, pepper, Italian seasoning on both sides of chicken breasts.
  • 3. Once skillet is hot, add chicken breasts and brown for about 4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • 4. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • 5. To the skillet, add chicken broth, lemon juice, minced garlic. Stir and scrape up the brown bits stuck to the bottom of the skillet.
  • 6. Add chicken back to the skillet along with used lemon quarters.
  • 7. Simmer the chicken in the sauce for about 5 minutes, turning halfway through.
  • 8. Add broccoli to the skillet and cook until broccoli is bright green and tender and chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • 9. Stir in butter or ghee (if using) and add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • 10. Enjoy!
  • Notes:
  • Try it topped with a sprinkle of parmesan or romano cheese (if not on Whole30).
  • Add a sprinkle of chopped fresh basil at the end.
  • Substitute mushrooms for broccoli (or use both).
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