On Line Cookbook

Chicken French Style

Recipe Information


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsifted flour
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) pepper
  • 6 chicken breasts, boned and skinned
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) margarine or butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice
  • 8 oz (224 grm). fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • hot cooked rice
  • chopped parsley
  • In paper or plastic bag, combine flour, salt and pepper.
  • Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter on both sides until golden brown.
  • Add lemon juice and mushrooms.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until tender.
  • Serve over cooked rice and garnish with parsley.
Similar to an Italian chicken piccata but with mushrooms instead of capers. You could substitute a good olive oil for the butter or margarine for a healthier fat if you like the taste of olive oil.