Skillet Lemon Chicken with White Wine

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 398kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
I love skillet meals and this is one of my favorites! So much flavor and so little work.
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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts thin breasts, or pounded thin
  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp. honey optional
  • Fresh rosemary for garnish optional


  • Combine flour, salt, pepper, paprika, and parsley in a shallow bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat oil and butter over medium-high heat.
  • Coat both sides of each chicken breast in the flour mixture and add to the hot skillet.
  • Add the lemon juice, white wine, lemon zest, and rosemary to the skillet.
  • Cook chicken about 3 minutes on each side until no longer pink in the center.
  • Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • Allow the sauce in the skillet to reduce by half. Add the lemon slices after reduced until they're softened/caramelized.
  • Add the chicken back into the skillet and you're ready to serve! If you want your sauce a bit sweeter/less tart, add the tbsp. honey to taste.
  • Serve over rice or pasta.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 715mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 30.8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1.9mg