Creamy Lemon Romano Chicken Recipe

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Aubree Edwards Modified: March 24, 2022
Creamy Lemon Romano Chicken Recipe

How To Make Creamy Lemon Romano Chicken

Easy yet flavorful, this romano chicken recipe takes pan-seared and golden brown chicken breasts and cooks them with a lemon and cheese flavored sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes



  • 12ozchicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • ¼cupall-purpose flour
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • 1cupSwanson Chicken Broth,(+1 tbsp), divided
  • ½tspbasil,dried
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • tspcornstarch
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • ½cupPecorino Romano cheese,finely shredded
  • tbspfresh parsley,chopped


  1. Pound thicker parts of chicken breasts out even to about ½-inch thickness.

  2. Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. In a shallow dish whisk together flour with salt and pepper. Dredge both sides of chicken breast in flour mixture then transfer to heated skillet.

  4. Cook for about 6 minutes per side until cooked through. Transfer chicken to plate and tent with foil.

  5. Add garlic to a skillet set over medium heat and saute for 30 seconds until just light golden brown (not browned and burnt). Pour in 1 cup chicken broth, lemon juice and basil.

  6. Let broth mixture simmer for about 2 minutes and reduce by about half. Stir together 1 tablespoon chicken broth with cornstarch. Pour into broth mixture and cook for about 30 seconds, stirring constantly until slightly thickened.

  7. Pour in cream then reduce to low, add Romano cheese and cook just until melted.

  8. Return chicken to sauce, spoon sauce over chicken. Serve warm garnished with parsley.


  • Calories: 434.77kcal
  • Fat: 30.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.53g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 2.14g
  • Protein: 26.14g
  • Cholesterol: 114.15mg
  • Sodium: 508.57mg
  • Calcium: 215.37mg
  • Potassium: 325.35mg
  • Iron: 1.48mg
  • Vitamin A: 165.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.59mg
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