How to make Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Lemon And Basil Sau -

Marinated chicken breast pan fried serve with lemon and basil flavored hollandaise.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Egg yolks (अंडों की ज़र्दी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Lemon And Basil Sau

Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Lemon And Basil Sau 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Lemon And Basil Sau Recipe

  • Chicken skinned 4

  • Egg yolks 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 2 teaspoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Butter 6 tablespoons

  • Iceberg lettuce 8 leaves

  • Basil leaves 10-12


  • Fresh basil leaves torn 5-6 leaves

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Butter clarified 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Mix salt, two tablespoons lemon juice, one teaspoon crushed black peppercorns and apply this mixture on both sides of the chicken breasts.

Step 2

For the sauce take the egg yolks in a pan. Add one tablespoon lemon juice, two tablespoons of water and cook stirring continuously till the mixture is thick and done.

Step 3

Remove from heat and add clarified butter, a little at a time and mix well. Add salt, torn basil leaves, crushed black peppercorns and the remaining lemon juice. Mix well. Keep warm. Mix refined flour with half a teaspoon of crushed black peppercorns and

Step 4

Heat butter in a pan. Dust the chicken breasts with the seasoned flour on both the sides. Place the breasts in the pan and shallow fry on high heat for four to five minutes. Then lower the heat and cook.

Step 5

Turn and cook the other side the same way. Take big plates to serve. Arrange iceberg lettuce leaves on them and sprinkle some crushed black peppercorns on it and the plate.

Step 6

Place the chicken breasts over the lettuce. Top them with hollandaise sauce. Serve garnished with whole basil leaves. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.