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Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken

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Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken- Have dinner on the table in under an hour! Chicken served in a creamy sauce made with lemon and Swiss cheese. Side it up with your favorite rice or pasta for a quick dinner.

Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken- Big Green House

Your Ingredients List

  • Butter + Flour
  • Lemon juice
  • Whipping cream
  • Chicken broth
  • Black pepper
  • Cooked chicken
  • Swiss cheese
Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken- Big Green House

Recipe Notes & Tips

☆ This is a very quick sauce to make, however, you do need to keep an eye on it. Whisk it frequently and don’t turn up the heat too high. Cooking it too fast or over high heat may burn it.

Chicken

It needs to be cooked. This is a great option to use any leftover chicken you have in your refrigerator. You can also use a rotisserie chicken or grab a pack of cooked chicken from the grocery store.

Swiss Cheese

☆ Just a tip…baby Swiss cheese melts better than traditional Swiss cheese. But, either will do the trick with this one!

Can I Use Another Flavor Cheese?

Yes! If Swiss is not your thing, you can replace it with gruyere, Parmesan or a goat cheese. Keep in mind, you will be adding lemon juice to the sauce, so, you want your cheese to pair with it nicely.

What Can I Serve this With?

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Yield: Serves: 4-6

Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken

Creamy Lemon and Swiss Chicken- Big Green House

Have dinner on the table in under an hour! Chicken served in a creamy sauce made with lemon and Swiss cheese. Side it up with your favorite rice or pasta for a quick dinner.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 2 TBSP flour
  • 1 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup shredded, Swiss cheese
  • 1-3 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or cut into pieces
  • black pepper, to taste preference

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, melt butter. Then, whisk in flour. Cook for a minute or two.
  2. Then, whisk in cream and chicken broth. Continue until the mixture is smooth. Whisk in black pepper and lemon juice. Under medium-low heat, whisking frequently, until the mixture is slightly thicken. This should take about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Whisk in cheese and cooked chicken. Continue cooking until the cheese is melted and everything is hot.
  4. Serve with additional lemon juice an black pepper.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 521Total Fat: 45gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 175mgSodium: 182mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 23g

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