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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.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Lemon Chicken Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Posted in: Chicken Recipes
Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 12:17
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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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