Baked Chicken with Lemon Onion Butter Sauce and Greens
Written by Marie Nygren, Posted in chicken recipes, marie nygren, Recipe Articles
Marie is out of town but gave me this wonderful recipe to put up for all of you. She featured it a couple of weeks ago at the Farmouse and it was my husband’s favorite chicken dish so far. We hope you enjoy it just as much!
~ Dana Widmer
6 chicken breasts- skin on
Salt and Pepper
8 oz. unsalted butter
1 medium onion chopped fine
6 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1-2 tsp salt
2 bunches collards or 4 bunches kale
Prep collards by removing rib from either green and tearing into bite size pieces.
Wash, drain and set aside.
Melt butter in a pan. Add onions and cook on low heat until translucent. Add lemon juice.Season to taste with salt. Add couple dashes of Tabasco to taste.
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat small amount of olive oil in a skillet. Sear breasts 2 min on each side.
Place in a 375 oven and bake for 16- 20 min until done depending on thickness and weight of breast.
In a larger pan or pot, heat oil and add greens. Stir greens in oil until tender. May add a little water and cover pot to steam them. Season with salt to taste.
To plate, place greens on plate or platter. Place chicken breast on top and spoon sauce over the chicken and greens.
Delicious served with corn pudding and jasmine rice.