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Baked Lemon Chicken with Mushroom Sauce


Juicy, tender and tasty chicken n' mushrooms. An easy weeknight meal that's simple to prepare using economical ingredients.















1 ½ pounds chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
four breast halves to serve 4
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lemon
2 tablespoons butter
3 cups mushrooms
fresh sliced
½ cup chicken broth
or white wine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon parsley leaves
chopped fresh
salt and black pepper
to taste and for seasoning the breasts


Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Place the olive oil in an 8 by 8 inch (20 by 20cm) glass baking dish .

Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

Gather your ingredients
Season the chicken breasts

Place the chicken breasts in the dish, coating each side with oil.

Alternatively brown the chicken breasts over medium-high heat in a skillet before baking. This will develop more flavor and leave a fond in the skillet to help add more flavor to the sauce.

Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon over the chicken breasts.

Place the chicken breasts onto a baking dish, squeeze lemon juice over.
Slice the rest of the lemon and place a lemon slice on top of each chicken piece.

Slice the rest of the lemon and place a lemon slice on top of each chicken piece.

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes until cooked through and the juices run clear.

If you pan-seared the breasts the cooking time will be reduced to 10 to 20 minutes.

In a large skillet, melt the butter or margarine; add the sliced mushrooms.

Sauté until the mushrooms are brown and have exuded their juices, about 6 minutes.

Sprinkle with the flour and blend.

In a large skillet, melt the 1/4 cup butter.
Add the fresh parsley at the last minute.

Add the chicken broth, stirring to make a medium thick sauce.

Allow to reduce, adjusting with a little more broth to make a creamy sauce.

Add fresh parsley at the last minute.

Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Spoon the sauce over the lemon baked chicken breasts and serve.

Spoon the sauce over the lemon baked chicken breasts.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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This sounds delicious! Will try and let you know how it turns out. Except here we do not get fresh mushrooms :( so will try with canned! Thanks!

almost 12 years ago

United States

I have to say I am super stoked to make this for my date tomorrow night!!

over 6 years ago

Hopefully, the dish turned out delicious, and you date was a wonderful one :)


What happened to the shallots? They are shown on the pictures.

over 5 years ago


Don't see any shallots...where do you see them?

over 5 years ago

The recipe actually doesn't have shallots on the ingredient list. We sauteed a small shallot or red onion before cooking the mushrooms to add more flavor. Hope this helps, and happy cooking :-)


the picture at the beginnkng of the recipe is misleading. It does xhow shallots in the picture.

over 5 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 267g (9.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 39635% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 161mg 54%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 111g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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