Chicken Lyonnaise

How to make Chicken Lyonnaise.

Ingredients: Serves 4-6

  • 6 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 small onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch granulated sugar


  1. In a sturdy plastic bag, shake together flour, 1 tablespoon of the thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. One at a time, dip chicken breasts into egg, and then shake in flour mixture.
  3. In large deep skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Place chicken in pan, skin side down.
  5. Cook, turning once, for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from skillet and place in 225F degree oven.
  7. Reduce heat to medium, add remaining oil to skillet.
  8. Stir in onions, garlic and remaining thyme; cook, stirring often, for five minutes or until onions are translucent.
  9. Increase heat to medium-high and continue to cook onions, stirring often, for five minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Add wine to pan; cook, stirring, to scrape up any brown bits, for about a minute or until reduced by half.
  11. Stir in stock, tomato paste and sugar.
  12. Boil for two minutes or until beginning to thicken.
  13. Return chicken to pan, turning to coat, and cook for five minutes or until juices from chicken run clear.
  14. Serve with your choice of vegetables and enjoy!
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