- Prep Time : 10 min
- Cook Time : 20 min
- Ready Time : 30 min
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 chicken breasts
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 4 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 teaspoon (packed) grated lemon peel use if not using lemon basil
- 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil or lemon basil
Heat olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet and sauté until brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes Per side. Transfer chicken to platter; tent with foil.
Add lemon juice, garlic and lemon peel to same skillet. Stir over medium-high heat until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add chicken broth; boil until reduced to sauce consistency, about 8 minutes. Mix basil into sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Spoon sauce over chicken and serve.