One Pot Lemon Chicken

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One Pot Lemon Chicken

One Pot Lemon Chicken for a Tasty Dinner

Dinner that you can make in a single pot is one of the best dinners out there.  Who wants a ton of dishes?  Not me!  One Pot Lemon Chicken is just that.  With one Dutch oven, you can make a whole meal that will feed your entire family.  It’s full of flavor and is all whole foods, with only a bit of lemon pepper as a seasoning, so it’s pretty good for you too!  Nothing from a box here!  One Pot Lemon Chicken is an easy dish on any night of the week.

Ingredients for One Pot Lemon Chicken

One Pot Lemon Chicken starts off with some creamy red potatoes and carrots.  They get slightly browned, then chicken gets added and cooked for a bit, just until it’s no longer pink.  Everything is seasoned up with some salt, lemon pepper, and lemons for a perfectly bright and delicious dish.  One Pot Lemon Chicken is a simple dish, but is filling and flavorful, for an easy meal night that tastes like you took hours to cook.  If you like, you can add extra vegetables to the mix, whatever you have handy or is in season to change up One Pot Lemon Chicken.

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3 carrots, diced (pantry)
2 lbs red potatoes, cut into ½ inch dice
1.5 lb Meijer frozen chicken breast, thawed and cut into bite size pieces
3 T olive oil (pantry)
2 T butter (pantry)
2 cloves garlic, minced (pantry)
salt (pantry)
lemon pepper (pantry)
paprika (pantry)
2 lemons

Melt the butter and olive oil over medium heat in a Dutch oven.
Place the carrots and potatoes in the pan and allow to cook7-10 minutes, until slightly browned.
Season chicken with salt and lemon pepper liberally.  Place in pan; stir occasionally and cook until no pink remains.
Zest and juice 1 of the lemons; add to the pan.  Thinly slice the remaining lemon and add to the pan.
Cover and cook until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the lemon slices and serve.

Make it Once, Eat One Pot Lemon Chicken Twice

One Pot Lemon Chicken is one of those amazing dishes that you can make up once, cook half of it and freeze the other half for later!  Package the chicken, potatoes, and carrots in a plastic zippy bag, along with the salt and lemon pepper.  When you want to make the dish, simply thaw and cook, adding in the fresh lemon as usual.  You’ll have a wonderful One Pot Lemon Chicken any time you need it!

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