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Lemon Chicken Breasts

Yield 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 8 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
  • 1/2 cup Italian-style dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Lemon slices
  • Fresh parsley sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Combine butter and garlic in an 8-inch square baking dish.

  2. Flatten chicken with a meat mallet; fold envelope fashion, and roll in breadcrumbs.

  3. Place chicken in baking dish, turning to coat well. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, basting occasionally. Add lemon juice; bake an additional 15 minutes or until tender. Transfer chicken to individual serving plates. Garnish with lemon and parsley.

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