Baked Lemon Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

A great chicken recipe that I have made for years. Serve with rice and a fresh veggie. Impressive!"

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 skinless .
  2. boneless chicken breast halves 1 lemon 1/4 cup butter 3 cups fresh sliced mushrooms 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chicken broth .
  3. or more as needed 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Not what you meant? .
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). .
  2. Pour olive oil in an 8x8-inch glass baking dish. Place the chicken breasts in the dish .
  3. coating each side with oil. Squeeze the juice of 1/2 lemon over each chicken breast. Slice the rest of the lemon and place a lemon slice on top of each chicken piece. .
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear .
  5. 30 to 40 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). .
  6. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add mushrooms. Cook and stir until mushrooms are brown and liquid is evaporated .
  7. about 6 minutes. Sprinkle flour over mushrooms and stir until coated. Add chicken broth .
  8. stirring to make a medium-thick sauce. Allow sauce to reduce .
  9. adjusting with a little more broth to make a creamy sauce. Add fresh parsley at the last minute. Spoon the sauce over the baked chicken breasts. .