Chicken Francese

What is Chicken Francese?

This easy recipe is made of tender chicken breast halves lightly breaded, pan-fried, and finished in a bright lemon-butter sauce.

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Prepare For Breading

Butterfly the chicken. Then whisk together the salt, pepper, and flour in one bowl and the eggs and water in another.

Bread the Chicken

Dredge each chicken breast (both sides) in the flour mixture and then in the egg mixture.

Pan Fry the Chicken

Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed skilet. Sear the chicken for 5-6 minutes on either side. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Make the Sauce

Whisk butter, flour, lemon juice, white wine, broth, and lemon slices into the skillet and simmer. Then return the chicken to the pan.


Serve over mashed potatoes with fresh parsley.

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