Creamy Lemon Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 60g plus 30g all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 65g butter
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 240ml heavy whipping cream, divided 160ml + 80ml
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 250g sliced fresh mushrooms

Method:

  • In a shallow bowl, mix 60g flour, salt and pepper. Dip chicken breasts in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  • In a large frying pan, heat butter over medium heat. Cook chicken in batches for 5-7 minutes per side. Remove chicken, reserving drippings in pan.
  • Add stock to pan; bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes until liquid is reduced to a third of original volume. Stir in 160ml cream, lemon juice and mushrooms; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, mix the remaining flour and cream until smooth; stir into sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Add chicken; heat through and serve.
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