Lemon Butter Chicken

By Nada Khaled • December 3, 2015

4 servings
30 min
Lemon Butter Chicken

الوصفة بالعربي

A new, moist and buttery take on a classic chicken dish.

Recipe uploaded by Nada Khaled.


  • 3 large chicken breast (fillets) - صدور دجاج
  • 1 teaspoon paprika - بابريكا / فلفل أحمر
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder - بودرة ثوم
  • 3 tablespoon butter - زبدة
  • 1 cup chicken broth/stock - مرقة دجاج
  • 3/4 cup cooking cream - كريم الطهي
  • 2 tablespoon coriander (freshly chopped) - كزبرة
  • 1 tablespoon flour - دقيق
  • 3 garlic clove (minced) - فص ثوم
  • 3 lime (juiced) - ليمون بلدي
  • salt and pepper (to taste) - ملح و فلفل

Step by step

  1. Cut the chicken breasts vertically.
  2. Season the breasts with salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a pan and fry chicken breasts until golden on all sides (it doesn't need to be fully cooked). Remove and set aside.
  4. Add the remaining butter to the pan and followed by the minced garlic. One minute in, add lime juice, the chicken broth, cooking cream, coriander and flour. Stir well.
  5. As soon the sauce starts boiling, turn down the heat and leave it to simmer for a couple of minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 200C.
  7. Return the chicken to the pan and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes (until cooked through). Serve warm.


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5 responses to “Lemon Butter Chicken”

  1. Maye says:

    Just made this amazing recipe that’s really easy to follow, it didn’t take much time and the chicken turned out delicious and tender

  2. Aliaa Eleiche says:

    Just made this for dinner. It is AMAZING. And quite easy. Huge success. Thanks xxx

  3. Fatma Makeen says:

    Amazing recipe , I tried it yesterday and it was very delicious. Thank you Cairo Cooking.com for the great effort

    • Admin says:

      Hi Fatma! We are glad you liked the recipe. It was shared by fellow homecook Nada Khaled. If you search her name in Keyword on homepage, you will be able to see what else she shared with CairoCooking.com! 🙂

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