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Sauce For Lemon Chicken

The elegance of fine dining does not have to mean a visit to your favorite restaurant and a gigantic bill. You can duplicate the sublime flavors of those menu entrees in your kitchen-and best of all-there are some easy recipes that allow you to prepare stunning dishes in just a matter of minutes. There are many satisfying ways of getting the family fed during a busy schedule.

For instance there are many suggestions that you can use to raise the ‘creativity’ bar using chicken for the starring role. Chicken is still very affordable and allows you to stretch your grocery dollars while providing you with a versatile protein that can be included in hundreds of recipes. This is especially true if you consider whole roasting chickens.

These are wonderful meals to have in the home and help to bring the family closer together. You don’t have to choose whole chickens, baked or broiled chicken breasts can be elevated to 5 star entrees with the addition of fresh herbs, a delicate fruit glaze or a lemon and citrus sauce.

Feel free to experiment with thighs, breasts and leg quarters. Almost any part of a chicken will work perfectly when combined with a lemon sauce. For a very simple, yet impressive dish why not season 4 chicken breasts with some lemon-pepper and thyme; then bake them in the oven. The lemony flavor will be subtle but tangy. The next step is to add a home-made sauce for lemon chicken that will make this meal ‘extra-ordinary.’ Many people tend to think this is a difficult step but in fact it can be quite simple with a can of soup nearby!

Sauce For Lemon Chicken Ingredients:
1 can cream of mushroom soup (or you may use cream of chicken or cream of celery)
1/3 teaspoon of lemon pepper
1/3 cup of hot water
Juice from 2 freshly squeezed lemons
Zest of 1 lemon
3 tablespoons butter

Lemon Chicken Breast Recipe Preparation:

Depending on how you’ve prepared the chicken and pasta there may be a few ways you’d prefer to prepare the sauce. The ideal method is with your best sauce pan. Place the butter and the lemon pepper and medium to high eat. Sautee until butter is fully melted befor adding the zest of lemon followed by at least an eighth of cup of lemon juice, if the fresh squeezing didn’t take care of it then add a little store lemon juice. Continue whisking before slowly adding the soup and water. Stir over medium to low heat and then add salt and pepper to taste.

This sauce can be used in a wide variety of ways. You can pour over chicken pasta for a delicious and satisfying dish. It’s perfect over rice, or even better over a grilled open faced sandwich. One preferred method is with crisp asparagus and redskin mashers beside a grilled chicken breast. The sauce is a perfect accompaniment for any of the dishes or even all three for those that love a tasty sauce.

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