Easy Citrus Chicken Skillet Dinner

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Don’t you just love an easy weeknight dinner you can put together in a flash but tastes like you’ve been cooking all day?

This Easy Citrus Chicken Skillet Dinner fits the bill! With lime, fresh squash and zucchini, it’s such a perfect dish for a summer night.

Easy Citrus Chicken Skillet Dinner Recipe


  • 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

Citrus cast iron IP 1


  1. In a large sealed tight container add your chicken breasts, the lime from ½ of a lime, and citrus seasonings let refrigerate for 2 hours.
  1. In cast iron skillet add 3 tbsp. of olive oil and place on your stovetop at medium heat to high heat.
  1. 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.
  1. Now reduce your heat to medium and cook on both sides for 12 minutes each to insure it’s completely cooked.

Citrus cast iron IP 2

  1. 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.

Citrus cast iron IP 3

  1. Cook on medium heat till tender.
  1. Turn off your heat on your stovetop and place the chicken back in the skillet. Garnish with Parsley and lime wedges.

Citrus cast iron 3-3




This looks and sounds really good. I’m not much of a cook, but this looks nice and easy too. Perfect for me.

Crystal Wachoski

That looks so yummy and easy. I’m going to have to save this one.


This looks so good, and easy! And, anything that makes chicken flavorful while remaining healthy is a win in my book.

Rachel Dean

This sounds and looks really yummy. I’d never heard of the citrus seasoning.


Citrus chicken is my favorite! I love doing a cilantro line chicken. Such bright flavors.

Ron Leyba

This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing. Love this recipe!

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