Creamy lemon garlic chicken

2 chicken breasts

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/4 c all-purpose flour rice flour for a gluten-free option

2 tbsp olive oil divided

2 tbsp unsalted butter divided

3 garlic cloves minced

1 shallot chopped finely

1/2 lemon juiced

1 tbsp lemon zest

1/2 c chicken stock

1/3 c heavy cream

Parsley for garnish

Step 1: Slice the chicken breasts into two.

Step 2: Season each slice with salt and pepper, then dredge each in flour.

Step 3: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 4: Add 1 tablespoon of oil and 1 tablespoon of butter.

Step 5: Add in the chicken and cook each side for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 6: Place the chicken on a clean plate.

Step 7: Add more oil in the same skillet and allow it to become hot.

Step 8: Add in the minced garlic shallot. Sauté for a few minutes until translucent and aromatic.

Step 9: Add in chicken stock, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Stir and make sure to scrape the bottom to get the brown bits, then simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 10: Add in the heavy cream and stir until well-mixed.

Step 11: Put the chicken back into the pan and the rest of the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 12: Remove from the heat and sprinkle chopped parsley on top.

Step 13: Serve and enjoy!

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