Lemon Garlic Chicken

  • 4 Chicken Breast Halves (skinless and boneless)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 2 tblsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper according to taste
  • 2 tblsp Margarine or Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Zest (grated)
  • 1/4 cup White Wine

cooking time:

  1. Drizzle chicken with salt, paprika and pepper.
  2. In a skillet melt butter or margarine over medium-high heat.
  3. Combine chicken to skillet when pan becomes hot.
  4. Fry chicken on each side till it is slightly browned; it will take about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Place the chicken on a baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle half of the lemon juice over the chicken.
  7. Bake it in a preheated oven to 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
  8. Mix garlic to the hot pan and fry till it appears brown in color, it will take about 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Combine white wine to the pan to de-glaze.
  10. Combine lemon zest to the pan after 2 minutes. Reduce by half, then cover it and set aside.
  11. Pour the remaining lemon juice over the chicken once again.
  12. Bake for another 5 minutes.
  13. Take it out.
  14. Place chicken over dish of rice.
  15. Spoon the sauce on it.
  16. Garnish with some lemon-twists, sage or basil.

Delightful chicken with garlic cloves, white wine, and pepper garnished with lemon, and basil.