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Easy Pan Fried Lemon Chicken Recipe

This breaded, pan fried lemon chicken recipe with bell peppers over pasta makes a quick and easy chicken dinner you can make for under $5!

I love quick and easy chicken dinner recipes and this one is no exception! Breaded and pan fried chicken with bell peppers over pasta makes a delicious meal you can make for less than $5!

Ingredients

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2 bell peppers, chopped
1 whole chicken breast, boneless and skinless
1 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. olive oil
1/3 cup chicken broth
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
2 cups pasta, cooked

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, sauté bell peppers over medium heat in a small amount of oil.
  2. Cut chicken into strips.
  3. Mix flour, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  4. Coat chicken with flour mixture.
  5. Remove peppers from the skillet.
  6. Heat oil in the skillet, still on medium heat.
  7. Add chicken and cook 6-8 minutes, until brown.
  8. Add peppers and warm.
  9. Put the pasta on a serving dish.
  10. Place chicken and peppers on the pasta.
  11. Add chicken broth and lemon juice to the skillet.
  12. Stir over medium heat 2-3 minutes.
  13. Scrape the brown bits on the bottom of the pan and cook until reduced.
  14. Stir in parsley.
  15. Pour over chicken. Serves 2.