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Lemon Chicken with Thyme Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Chicken with Thyme, by , is from Family Cookbook 2016, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon margarine or butter
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon thyme

In plastic bag, combine flour, salt and pepper and shake to mix.
Add chicken and shake to coat lightly.
Remove the chicken and reserve excess flour.
In large skillet, warm 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
Add chicken and brown on one side about 5 minutes.
Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, turn chicken and brown about 5 minutes.
Transfer chicken to plate and set aside.
Melt margarine in skillet, add onion and cook, stirring until softened, about 2-3 minutes.
Stir in excess flour and stir.
Add broth, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and thyme.
Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
Return chicken to skillet and cook about 5 minutes.
Remove chicken to plate.
Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice to sauce and pour sauce over chicken.




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