Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner Tell a Friend

Rate this recipe:

Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner 3 Rating(s)

Share This Recipe...

Number of Servings:

Only quantities of ingredients are changed; recipe Directions below will not reflect those changes.


  • 12 ounces - baby red potatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoons - olive oil, divided
  • 4 - (6 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, pounded to 3/4-inch thickness
  • 3/4 teaspoons - kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoons - freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 sprigs - thyme
  • 4 ounces - cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 tablespoons - chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cups - whole milk
  • 5 tablespoons - all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups - unsalted chicken stock
  • 8 - very thin lemon slices
  • 1 packages - 8 oz. trimmed haricots verts (French green beans)
  • 2 tablespoons - chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

    Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until tender. Drain.

    Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken and thyme sprigs to pan; cook 5 minutes or until chicken is browned. Turn chicken over. Place pan in oven; bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan.

    Return pan to medium-high heat. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Add potatoes, cut sides down, mushrooms, and 1 tablespoon thyme; cook for 3 minutes or until browned, stirring once.

    Combine milk and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add remaining salt, remaining pepper, flour mixture, stock, lemon, and green beans to pan; simmer 1 minute or until slightly thickened.

    Add chicken; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

    Brief Description

    Chicken, lemon, red potatoes, and French green beans cooked in the skillet for a healthy, easy dinner.

    Main Ingredient:


    Category:  Poultry

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 40 min



    Posted By:


    Posted On:

    January 1, 2018

    Print Recipe

    Speak Your Mind