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Chicken Piccata

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  • 2 lemons (large)
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts (boneless, about 1 ½ pounds, preferably kosher or Bell and Evans, rinsed, dried thoroughly, trimmed of excess fat, and prepared according to illustrations below)
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 shallot (small, minced, about 2 tablespoons or 1 small garlic clove, minced, about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 cup chicken stock (or canned low-sodium chicken broth)
  • 2 Tbsp. capers (small, drained)
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley leaves (minced)
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    Calories620Calories from Fat270
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat270
    Total Carbohydrate37g12%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C80%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Laura Flynn a month ago
    Overall it was yumly, however, cooking the chicken for only 2.5 minutes each side - no, more like 5 minutes each side. Also not enough sauce for 4 services. I would definitely up the broth and leave the capers the same.
    Betsy Adkison 2 months ago
    Everyone loved it, like the added butter in the end.
    Marci Christopher 4 months ago
    Chicken was amazing. Lemon didn’t bother me but my partner was turned off by the strong lemon sauce. He stated it was too strong.
    Go 4 months ago
    Awesome!!! Would make again
    Sdova 5 months ago
    Deeelicious! Love the lemon and chicken combination
    Jan M. 6 months ago
    Great authentic taste! Doubled sauce because we love it. Entire family of spouse and 2 young adult children loved it as well.
    John Rainey a year ago
    It was wonderful. I loved it it was easy to make this very enjoyable.
    YumChef a year ago
    I cut full size chicken breasts in half. Followed remainder of instructions exactly. Sauce was a little too lemony. Added a tablespoon on flour with cold water; added to sauce... thickened it and cut some of the lemon bitter. Chicken was tender and delicious! Served over a bed of jasmine rice.
    Mary S. a year ago
    Excellent, great dish for company.
    M a year ago
    Great dish and very easy to make. Just don't forget to use a little flour in with the butter to thicken the sauce a bit.
    Nicole M a year ago
    This was good, the instructions weren’t great but I managed. I may make again, but with another recipe. I baked the chicken in the over for a bit while I made the sauce, I could tell it wasn’t cooked after sautéing it
    MB a year ago
    Great! Only did 2 chicken breasts but enough sauce for 4 so left over for another dish served with brown rice & fresh asparagus delicious!
    Bonnie a year ago
    Really easy and delicious. I pounded out the chicken after I floured it.
    Kimberly a year ago
    Fantastic dish! Will add this to our RA Tati on!
    Chanie C. a year ago
    This turned out great and the family loved it!
    Julue B. a year ago
    This is a keeper. I made this for a birthday celebration and it was a hit with adults and teenagers.
    Cara a year ago
    Was delicious ! I bought chicken breasts next time will get cutlets because had to cook longer in pan but wasn’t a big deal family loved it ! I used shallots I also put over very lightly buttered spaghetti. Empty plates all around
    Brent Hogan 2 years ago
    Turns out great every time, family favorite!
    Carla Thomas 2 years ago
    It was delish! I wish my sauce was thicker, but the chicken was tender and it had just enough lemon flavor. I will make again.
    John Houser 2 years ago
    Very good. I think might add a little white wine to the reduction next time.
    Ryan Hendrickson 2 years ago
    Made this on a bed of zoodles and it turned out fantastic. Probably one of the best and easiest recipes I’ve made in a while
    Taylor Ogborn 2 years ago
    Only tweak I have might be a little less lemon, granted, I didn't measure it all out so it is probably my fault! Easy to make and so good.
    Sandra Lemmons 2 years ago
    Quick and easy Chicken recipe tweaking needed. My family loved it and made sure I kept the recipe
    Lindsey 3 years ago
    I served mine with spaghetti squash.
    7 3 years ago
    Came out pretty good for my 1st time. I tweeked some ingredients to taste and it worked well.
    Nicholle Elin 4 years ago
    Delish! Great basic recipe....I always tweak them for my taste....Added white wine, cream and parmesan cheese served over angel hair pasta.
    Hannah Ober 5 years ago
    Yummmmmmy Made it' a little different though
    Shannon F. 5 years ago
    Worked out great. Easy to make and all enjoyed it. Couldn't get rid of this message to see all of instructions *4 stars
    Michele Rosa 6 years ago
    This was such a hit in my house. The tartness from the lemon and slight salty taste from the capers was a perfect match.