Easiest Way to Make Perfect Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce

Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce.

Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce You can cook Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce using 9 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce

  1. Prepare 1/3 cup of fresh parsley, chopped.
  2. You need 1 tbsp of fresh thyme.
  3. You need 1 tbsp of fresh lemon peel, sliced into thin strips.
  4. Prepare 2 medium of garlic cloves.
  5. You need 3 tbsp of olive oil.
  6. Prepare 4 of chicken breasts, halved.
  7. Prepare 1/2 cup of chicken stock.
  8. You need 1 of kosher salt.
  9. You need 1 of black pepper.

Seared Chicken Breast with Lemon Herb Pan Sauce step by step

  1. In a small bowl toss together the chopped parsley, thyme, garlic and sliced lemon peel..
  2. Season the chicken with kosher salt and black pepper..
  3. Cook chicken in olive oil over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes or until browned. Turn the chicken only once in between..
  4. Transfer the chicken to plate.
  5. Remove the skillet off the heat. Add in the stock and scrape up the brown bits..
  6. Add in the lemon/herb mixture..
  7. Return back to heat and bring to a simmer. Return chicken back to skillet, turn to coat, simmer covered for about 6-8 minutes..
  8. Serve with pan sauce and garnish with remaining herb/lemon mixture if desired..

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