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Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms and Butter

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Use a cut-up chicken, split chicken breasts, or leg quarters in this well seasoned chicken dish. Serve with potatoes or rice for a tasty everyday dinner.

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, about 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 to 3 pounds chicken parts or split chicken breasts


Melt butter over medium low heat in a heavy skillet; sauté mushrooms until tender and golden brown. Add lemon juice, salt, garlic, and pepper; bring to a boil. Add chicken; bring to a boil again. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 30 to 40 minutes, turning frequently. Chicken should be tender and juices will be clear.
Lemon chicken with butter and mushrooms serves 4.

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