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There's really nothing quite like lemon chicken-it's the dynamic flavor duo that'll never go out of style. In just 25 minutes, you could be serving up this succulent, lemon-infused, pistachio-topped chicken dish. Pair it with a simple side of rice, a crisp green salad or roasted veggies and you'll have a memorable weeknight meal. And the best part is that this bright and delicious dinner comes together with just six simple ingredients!

Provided by Betty Crocker Kitchens

Categories     Entree

Time 25m

Yield 8

Number Of Ingredients 7

8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (2 1/2 pounds)
1 teaspoon lemon pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 cup chopped toasted pistachio nuts, if desired
Lemon slice, if desired


  • Flatten each chicken breast half to 1/4-inch thickness between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with lemon pepper.
  • Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, lemon juice and lemon peel in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning chicken once and stirring juice mixture occasionally, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • Serve chicken topped with juice mixture, nuts and lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 165, Carbohydrate 1 g, Cholesterol 75 mg, Fat 1/2, Fiber 0 g, Protein 27 g, SaturatedFat 1 g, ServingSize 1 Serving, Sodium 110 mg

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