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Lemon Garlic Chicken

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Cooking Time
5 min.
Difficulty Level

8 oz skinless chicken breast fillets

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 shallot, chopped fine

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon paprika

Juice from 1 lemon

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnishing


Freshly ground pepper

Lemon wedges

Preparation Instructions

Lay the chicken breasts on a piece of waxed paper. Cover with another piece of waxed paper and strike with a rolling pin until the chicken is about ¼ in. thick. Slice the chicken into ½ in. wide strips.

Pour the oil into a large skillet and warm over high heat. Add the chicken, shallot, garlic, and paprika and stir fry over high heat until cooked through and golden, about 3 minutes.

Add the lemon juice and parsley and season with salt and pepper.

Garnish with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Adapted from Around the World in 450 Recipes by Sarah Ainley

This is an easy-to-prepare, quick dish, sure to please anyone who enjoys chicken. For a variation, try replacing the parsley with a little fresh rosemary or cilantro.

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