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Italian Lemon Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Author Rachael DeVaux


  • 2 organic chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1.5 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup basil, freshly chopped
  • 1/2 cup water or bone broth/chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, halved (optional)


  1. In a large skillet, 12 to 13-inches, heat oil on medium until hot but not smoking,

  2. Trim and tenderize chicken breasts, then lay flat in skillet to brown, about 5-7 minutes. Season with pink salt + ground pepper then flip.

  3. Add mushrooms, tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives (if using), 1/2 squeezed lemon, and 2 lemon slices on chicken to cook in skillet another 5 minutes.

  4. Once seared on either side, pour in water or chicken broth to finish cooking center of chicken.

  5. Add fresh basil leaves and serve. Enjoy! :)