Lemon Chicken | Italian Chicken Style

How to Make Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken Italian style is cooked up with a citrus twist and served on a bed of baby spinach. It is simple, fast and will melt in your mouth…

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Lemon Chicken | Italian Style Lemon Chicken with Rosemary and Baby Spinach

lemon chicken

lemon chicken

Lemon Chicken

Vincenzo's Plate


  • Pepper
  • Baby Spinach
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Lemon
  • Chicken Breast
  • ½ glass White wine
  • Plain Flour
  • Oregano
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil EVOO
  • Water


  • Slice through the chicken from the side and make some small fillets.
  • Then cut each one into small wedges around 2cm wide.
  • Put chicken inside a zip lock bag and add a generous amount of flour. Shake the bag around so that the flour cover each piece of chicken.
  • Place a medium size saucepan on the stove top and drizzle some xvoo on top.
  • Once it heat up, add the chicken piece by piece.
  • Once the bottom of each piece starts to brown, turn it over to cock the other side you will need to do this a few times, so that the chicken cooks through. You can turn them using a pair of tongs.
  • The flour will create a nice cream.
  • Get 2 cloves of garlic, squash them using you hands and add them in, along with some salt, pepper and rosemary. Mix well.
  • Add 100ml of white wine and continue to allow the chicken to simmer.
  • The wine will evaporate and infuse into the chicken. Add ½ glass of water so that the chicken can finish cooking.
  • Squeeze a lemon over the top.
  • After about 5 minutes remove the rosemary and place the chicken on a plate.
  • Using the same saucepan, add a small amount of extra virgin olive oil and then throw the baby spinach in it.
  • You can use as much spinach as you like, but just remember, it will shrink!
  • E ora si mangia, Vincenzo’s Plate….Enjoy!


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How to serve Lemon Chicken

1. Once it is ready, put it into a nice plate tight in the middle creating a bed for the chicken.
2. Layer the lemon chicken on top.
3. Garnish the dish with a few lemon wedges that can be squeezed if desired for some extra flavour.



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