Country Lemon Chicken
Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Close your eyes as you take your first bite and this dish will convince you you're in a sunny meadow amid spring. Country Lemon Chicken is sautéed to a deep golden color in rich margarine and saturated with bright lemon flavors. The citrus and herb sauce brings out the most of the savory chicken flavor, making this an extra meaty main course. Country Lemon Chicken lets you sit back and enjoy the midday sunshine even at night!
In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, thyme, salt, and pepper, mixing until well-combined.
Dip the chicken into the flour mixture, turning to coat.
Transfer the chicken to a plate.
Combine the remaining flour mixture with the chicken broth and set it aside.
In a large non-stick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of margarine.
Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.
Transfer the chicken to a plate and set it aside.
Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of margarine.
Add the onion and sauté until golden, about 3 minutes.
Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add the lemon juice and cook for 1 minute.
Add the reserved chicken broth mixture and bring it to a boil.
Return the chicken (and any accumulated chicken juices) to the skillet and simmer uncovered until the chicken is cooked through, registering 165 degrees F when tested with a meat thermometer in the thickest part, about 5 minutes.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve!