Chicken breasts

Prep Time5 min
Cook Time20 min
Yields1-4 breasts

Added: 2013-09-14

Tags: #chicken #basics


4chicken breasts, fresh, not frozen
1/4 cupflour
1 Tbspolive oil
1 tspbutter
1 tspherbs, freshly chopped (optional)
kosher salt


  1. Pound chicken breasts into an even thickness with the handle or flat of a knife
  2. Mix flour with a desired sprinkle of salt and pepper and the herbs, if available
    1. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour
  3. Heat frying pan over medium-high heat
    1. When hot, add olive oil and butter, allow to melt and mix
  4. Reduce heat to medium and add dredged chicken breasts
    1. Cook for 1 min until golden on one side, then flip
  5. Reduce heat to low, cover pan with a lid
    1. Set a timer for 10 min and leave the chicken alone
  6. Flip chicken breasts, turn off heat, cover again with the lid and let rest for another 10 min

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