Chicken Piccata

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Chicken Piccata
SERVES
4
SERVING SIZE
1 (4-ounce) chicken breast
COOK TIME
15 Min

This easy chicken dish that hails from Italy gets its classic flavor from the splash of lemon, the elegance of white wine, and garden-fresh parsley.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound total), pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 lemon, cut in half

What to Do

  1. Place the flour in a shallow dish. Place the beaten egg in another shallow dish. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Coat the chicken breasts with the flour, then dip in the egg.

  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes per side, until golden.

  3. Add the wine and capers to the skillet and squeeze the lemon over the chicken. Cook for 2 to 4 more minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce begins to glaze the chicken.

Notes

Pounding the chicken so thin makes this cook up in no time - which means that even if you get last-minute guests, they'll think you fussed for hours!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 251
  • Calories from Fat 91
  • Total Fat 10g 15 %
  • Saturated Fat 4.7g 24 %
  • Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
  • Protein 27g 54 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 134mg 45 %
  • Sodium 411mg 17 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 9.3g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4 %
  • Sugars 1.0g 0 %

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