Lemon Chicken Skillet Recipe Video

Lemon and chicken a perfect combination!


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings2


 Chicken thigh4 (bone-in)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Canola oil2 Tablespoon
 Pearl onion2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), mince
 Thyme3⁄4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Chicken broth3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 White wine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lemon1 , zested, juiced
 Capers1 Tablespoon
 Baby potatoes12 , halved
 Asparagus1 Pound

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 591 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.2%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.1%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 114.5 mg

Sodium 968 mg40.3%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.6%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 37 g75%

Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 105%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 41.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Set aside.

2. Place a fry pan on medium high heat, and pour oil in it. Swirl and coat bottom of pan with oil.
3. Drop chicken in hot oil. Cook for about 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once while cooking.
4. Remove chicken pieces from pan, and place it on a plate. Set aside.
5. Reduce the heat to medium. Drop onion, garlic, and thyme in it. Stir, and cook for about 5 minutes or until aromatic and softened.
6. Sprinkle flour and cook for about a minute.
7. Add chicken broth, wine, lemon zest, lemon juice, and capers in pan.
8. Stir, and scrape up all the brown bits sticking at the bottom of pan. Bring it to boil.
9. Drop potatoes, and reduce the heat to medium low. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes.
10. Place chicken in pan, bone side up. Cover and cook until done.
11. Turn chicken skin side up, and place asparagus on top. Cover, and cook until asparagus is tender.

12. Serve lemon chicken hot and enjoy.

Perfectly cooked chicken should have an internal temperature of 165 degree F.