Chicken Breast Fillets with Lemon

Petti di Polio al Limone

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main course
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
How to Cook Italian

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2005

  • About

This simple, classic preparation is as good with chicken breast fillets as it is with veal scaloppine. Serve it with a vegetable dish, such as Green Beans with Parmigiano or Fried Portobello Mushrooms.


  • pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons
  • 3


  1. Trim any fat from the chicken breasts and slice them horizontally in half.
  2. Grate the zest from one of the lemons and juice both lemons. You need about ¼ cup juice. Finely chop enough of the parsley leaves to measure 1