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A friend’s mother made this for us on a hot summer night and I found it deliciously light and refreshing. I doubled the sauce in my version as my family loves it.

Dilled Lemon Chicken
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
  • 6 small boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon dried or 1 teaspoon fresh dill
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 green onions with tops, sliced
  1. Cook chicken in butter in large skillet until lightly browned (about 8 minutes per side).
  2. Mix wine, lemon juice, salt, and dill; pour over chicken after it is browned. Place lemon slices on chicken.
  3. Heat to boiling; reduce heat, cover and simmer chicken until done (about 15 minutes).
  4. Remove chicken and keep warm. Heat wine mixture to boiling; cook until reduced to about half (about 3 minutes).
  5. Pour sauce over chicken and sprinkle with onions.