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Melissa Llado
Melissa is a busy mom trying to survive the preschool years. She loves a good Pinot Grigio and cuddling up on the couch for the latest super hero movie. Her kids enjoy getting in the kitchen and helping make a mess trying new recipes! Even though she's constantly creating new and delicious treats she usually winds up buying grocery store treats when it's time for her to take snacks for school-- at all of the teachers' dismay.
Melissa Llado

This Cast Iron Country Citrus Chicken Recipe is so flavorful and delicious!  Pretty much anything made in a cast iron skillet is good but this cast iron country citrus chicken recipe will have your family coming back for more!

cast iron country citrus chicken recipe

Cast Iron Country Citrus Chicken Recipe

A Simple Chicken Dish That’s Packed Full of Flavor

Say the name of this dish 3 times fast!  Who knew I was so good at coming up with tongue twisters as well as recipe! 😉

This cast iron country citrus chicken recipe is the perfect one dish meal for a busy night.  I’m constantly sharing about how I keep boneless skinless chicken breasts in the freezer thanks to Zaycon Foods (seriously….go check them out!).  So, I’m constantly trying out new chicken dishes and I must say…this country citrus chicken recipe is AMAZING!

Cast Iron Country Citrus Chicken Recipe

Ingredients

3-4 large chicken breasts

3 tbsp.Olive Oil

Salt and pepper

2 tbsp. Citrus seasoning

2 Yellow squash

2 Zucchini

3 limes

Parsley for garnish

Directions

In a large sealed tight container add your chicken breasts. 1/2 of a freshly squeezed lime juice, and citrus seasonings let refrigerate for 2 hours

In cast iron skillet add 3 tbsp. of olive oil and place on your stovetop at medium heat to high heat.

Once the oil is bubbling add your chicken breasts cook on high for 5 minutes until the breasts look crispy then rotate and cook for another 5 minutes.

Now reduce your heat to medium and cook on both sides for 12 minutes each to insure its completely cooked

Pull the chicken out and place to the side

Add your sliced yellow squash and zucchini slices to the cast iron add your 1 tbsp.of citrus seasoning and salt and pepper to taste

Cook on medium heat till tender

Turn off your heat on your stovetop and place the chicken back in the skillet.

Garnish with Parsley and lime wedges

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5.0 from 1 reviews
Cast Iron Country Citrus Chicken
 
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Ingredients
  • 3-4 large chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp.Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Citrus seasoning
  • 2 Yellow squash
  • 2 Zucchini
  • 3 limes
  • Parsley for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large sealed tight container add your chicken breasts. ½ of a freshly squeezed lime juice, and citrus seasonings let refrigerate for 2 hours
  2. In cast iron skillet add 3 tbsp. of olive oil and place on your stovetop at medium heat to high heat.
  3. Once the oil is bubbling add your chicken breasts cook on high for 5 minutes until the breasts look crispy then rotate and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Now reduce your heat to medium and cook on both sides for 12 minutes each to insure its completely cooked
  5. Pull the chicken out and place to the side
  6. Add your sliced yellow squash and zucchini slices to the cast iron add your 1 tbsp.of citrus seasoning and salt and pepper to taste
  7. Cook on medium heat till tender
  8. Turn off your heat on your stovetop and place the chicken back in the skillet.
  9. Garnish with Parsley and lime wedges

 

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Cast Iron Country Citrus Chicken Recipe

Melissa Llado
Melissa is a busy mom trying to survive the preschool years. She loves a good Pinot Grigio and cuddling up on the couch for the latest super hero movie. Her kids enjoy getting in the kitchen and helping make a mess trying new recipes! Even though she's constantly creating new and delicious treats she usually winds up buying grocery store treats when it's time for her to take snacks for school-- at all of the teachers' dismay.
Melissa Llado