Lemon-Breaded Fried Chicken

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

If you like the taste of Lemon, you will like this chicken. Served with Parsley Potatoes and Garlic Green beans and you have a great meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken and lemon juice into a zip-lock bag.
  2. Refrigerate for 2 hours turning pieces occasionally.
  3. Remove chicken from bag and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, blend together salt and flour.
  5. Place each chicken breast into flour and shake off excess.
  6. In another bowl, lightly beat egg.
  7. After chicken is dipped into flour dip it then into the beaten egg.
  8. In a skillet, brown chicken breasts in oil.
  9. The oil should be 1/4 inch at all times during frying.
  10. If you can't fry all the chicken at the same time, place cooked chicken on a warm platter in an oven preheated to 200°F.
  11. Cover cooked chicken with aluminum foil.
  12. Place cut lemon wedges on platter with chicken before serving.
Most Helpful

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This made for a wonderful dinner!! The breasts soaked in the refrigerator all day until dinner time. I followed the recipe except that I used egg beaters instead of an egg. I used Italian bread crumbs and added them in step 7. I dipped into the flour mixture, egg and then the breadcrumbs. I hope that's how it was supposed to go because it worked! :) Thanks so much for posting!!