Chicken Francese for One


Chicken breast sauteed and served with a sauce of butter, lemon juice and Parmesan cheese. Very French, very elegant, and also simple and tasty. This single serving recipe is ideal for one of those nights when you're 'caught up in a world all your own'!

Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
2 servings


  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a medium skillet over medium high heat.

  2. Add chicken to skillet and brown for 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally. When chicken is browned, add remaining 6 tablespoons of butter and the lemon juice (if desired, add extra lemon juice to taste).

  3. Saute for 6 minutes over medium heat, then remove chicken from skillet. Add cheese to skillet, stir all together until mixture has reached the consistency of a sauce, then pour the sauce over the chicken and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

587 Calories
50g Fat
3g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 587
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50g 65%
Saturated Fat 31g 157%
Cholesterol 199mg 66%
Sodium 557mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 365mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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