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This Whole30 Lemon Chicken recipe is super easy and filled with tart and savory flavors. Since everything is made in one skillet, it's great for any night of the week!
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  • First, add olive oil to a skillet over medium heat. Then, pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with sea salt and pepper.
  • Place chicken in the skillet and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Next, add minced garlic and sliced lemons to the skillet.
  • In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, lemon juice and coconut cream. Then, pour this mixture into the skillet and bring to a boil.
  • After that, boil for 3 minutes then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Finally, serve with cauliflower rice if desired.


  • Serve over cauliflower rice and garnish with parsley if desired.
  • Chicken is done cooking when it has reached 165 degrees Fahrenheit internally.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, add leftovers to a skillet over low heat until warmed through.
Calories: 578kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 38g, Fat: 46g, Saturated Fat: 14g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 222mg, Sodium: 656mg, Potassium: 572mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 181IU, Vitamin C: 8mg, Calcium: 27mg, Iron: 2mg