Italian Lemon Butter Chicken Recipe

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Tart and tangy lemon butter sauce with champagne over chicken, mushrooms, bacon and pasta

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $1.85 view details


  1. Sauce
  2. Pour the champagne and lemon juice into a saucepan over medium heat
  3. Cook at a low boil until the liquid is reduced by 1/3
  4. Sit in cream and simmer until it thickens
  5. Gradually add the chilled butter, stirring until completely incorporated
  6. Season with salt & pepper
  7. Remove from heat and keep warm
  8. Pasta
  9. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil
  10. Add pasta and cook as directed
  11. Drain and set aside
  12. Chicken
  13. Coat chicken with breadcrumbs and grill until cooked (the original
  14. recipe calls for you to fry the breasts in hot oil.)
  15. In skillet, stir bacon, mushrooms and garlic in olive oil until
  16. mushrooms are soft and bacon is cooked
  17. Cut the chicken breasts into bit-size strips and add them to the skillet with mushroom mixture
  18. Stir half the lemon butter sauce into chicken mixture
  19. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed
  20. Stir in additional lemon butter sauce as desire


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 219g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 685  
Calories from Fat 401 59%
Total Fat 45.24g 57%
Saturated Fat 20.73g 83%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 459mg 19%
Potassium 402mg 11%
Total Carbs 51.49g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 4.16g 3%
Protein 16.21g 26%
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