Chicken Francaise

Fresh, light, flavorful and healthy Chicken Francaise.


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 slices lemon, for garnish
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish


  • In a shallow dish or bowl, mix together the egg and juice of 1/2 lemon.
  • In another shallow dish or bowl mix together the flour, garlic powder and paprika.
  • Dip chicken breasts in egg mixture, then flour mixture.
  • Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook until golden on each side.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together broth and juice of 1 lemon, and pour mixture over chicken in skillet.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • Place on serving platter, and garnish with fresh lemon slices and parsley sprigs.
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