Recipe: Delicious Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts

Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts.

Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts You can have Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts

  1. You need 2 of large bone in, skinless chicken breasts, about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds total weight.
  2. Prepare 2 tbsp of salted butter.
  3. It’s 2 tbsp of fresh lemon juice.
  4. It’s 1/2 tsp of Cajun seasoning.
  5. Prepare 1/2 tsp of black pepper, and salt to taste.
  6. It’s 1 tsp of hot sauce, such as Frank's brand.
  7. It’s 2 of garlic cloves, crushed.
  8. It’s 1/2 cup of mixed fresh herbs, I used Chives, rosemary, thyme, parsley and basil.

Lemon Herb Butter Poached Chicken Breasts instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250.
  2. In a ovenproof skillet large enough to hold chicken in one layer,melt butter, add lemon, red hot and garlic.
  3. Add herbs to butter mixture. Season chicken with Cajun seasoning, pepper and salt and turn to coat with butter. Place chicken breast meat side down..
  4. Cut a piece of parchment oaper the same diameter as your skillet. Generously butter one side of paper. Lay paper butter side down on chicken to cover it. Then cover that with a tight fitting lid. Place in preheated oven and cook for 1 hour, without opening oven. Remove from oven and let sit covered 10 to 15 minutes..
  5. The chicken can be served now warm, strain the sauce and serve with rice or potatos. Or alternatively, the meat can be removed and added to tortillas and salads warm. I also chill the breasts and use for sandwiches and chicken salad and any place you would use cooked chicken.

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