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This Portuguese lemon chicken recipe (receita de frango com limão) is very easy to prepare and takes less than 30 minutes.
Portuguese Lemon Chicken Recipe
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Portuguese Lemon Chicken Recipe

Portuguese Lemon Chicken Recipe

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1/2 lb of chicken breasts1 tablespoon of olive oil1 teaspoon of garlic powderFlour (to taste)Lemon juice (to taste)Salt (to taste)Rosemary (to taste)2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs

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  1. Cut the chicken breast into pieces, sprinkle with the garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  2. Using a skillet, heat the olive oil, coat the chicken pieces with flour and cook in the skillet over medium heat (about 10 minutes).
  3. Add a few sprigs of rosemary (to taste), and drizzle the chicken with the lemon juice halfway through cooking.
  4. Finally, add the breadcrumbs and let the chicken brown for a few more minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: blog.giallozafferano


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