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Chicken Piccata in in 20 minutes

chicken piccata

Chicken piccata is a quick and easy dish. It involves a simple combination of boneless skinless chicken breasts sliced in half and pounded flat. After that they are dredged in flour and fried.

This is followed by a super yummy sauce consisting of butter, garlic, white wine, chicken stock, lemon juice, more butter, and capers.

Simply put the chicken back in and serve.




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Chicken Piccata in in 20 minutes
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast cut in half
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup of flour
  • 2 knobs of butter
  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup of white wine or cooking wine
  • ½ cup of chicken stock
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ cup of capers, drained
  • chopped parsley
  • 4 lemon wedges
  1. Lay each breasts on wrap on top and bottom and pound them out until about ¼ in thick.
  2. Season them with a good application of salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge the chicken in the flour and set them aside on a plate.
  4. Add olive oil to a preheated pan and fry the chicken for about 3 - 4 minutes on each side.Set them aside on a plate.
  5. In the same pan, add in 1 knob of butter and allow it to melt down.
  6. Add in the garlic and saute for about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  7. Pour in the white wine, chicken stock, lemon juice, stir and bring to a boil.
  8. Add in the other knob of butter followed by the capers and stir until combined.
  9. Put the chicken back in and spoon the sauce over. Simmer for a couple of minutes. Turn off heat.
  10. Garnish with chopped parsley and place the lemon wedges over the top.
  11. Enjoy your one pan chicken piccata.


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