How to make Chicken in Mushroom Lemon Sauce -

Boneless chicken breasts crumb fried and served with a delicious mushroom and lemon sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken in Mushroom Lemon Sauce

Chicken in Mushroom Lemon Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken in Mushroom Lemon Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts boneless and skinless, halves 2

  • Button mushrooms sliced 12-14

  • Lemon juice 3½ tablespoons

  • Lemon zest grated ¼ teaspoon

  • Egg lightly beaten 1

  • Refined flour (maida) ? cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes crushed ¼ teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 2-3

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Chicken stock ½ cup

  • Fresh cream ¼ cup

  • Parsley sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Put egg and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a bowl, mix well and set aside until required.

Step 2

Take flour in a bowl, add salt, pepper powder, red chilli flakes and lemon zest.

Step 3

Dip chicken breasts in egg, then roll them in seasoned flour till well coated.

Step 4

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.

Step 5

Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until done.

Step 6

Remove the chicken from the pan and cover with aluminum foil to keep it warm.

Step 7

Heat butter in the same pan, add garlic, onion and mushrooms. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 8

Put chicken stock, remaining lemon juice and cream together in a bowl and mix well and add to the pan.

Step 9

Cook till sauce thickens. Pour over chicken and serve garnished with parsley sprig and boiled noodles or steamed rice.

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