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Easy Chicken Piccata For A Crowd

This is easily one of my go-to recipes for anywhere or anytime! It is easy to make while camping or in your backyard and it can be scaled to feed as many people as you need. I call it my "Easy Chicken Piccata Recipe for a Crowd " for a good reason, it is almost fool proof, if you keep the easy tips in mind while cooking. To date I have cooked this Chicken Piccata Recipe for groups of 25 to 110 without any changes to the recipe other than scaling for quantity.
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 6 , trimmed, quartered, pounded ⅜ inch thick
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (for dredging)
  Canola oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemons 2 , 1 juiced, 1 sliced
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken boullion cubes 1
  Unsalted butterstick 4 Ounce (1/2 stick)
  Capers with juice 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.


  1. Heat cast iron skillet with oil.
  2. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper.
  3. Dredge chicken into flour and place in hot oil.
  4. Cook until lightly browned on both sides and once done remove from skillet.
  5. Pour white wine into skillet and simmer until it gets reduced by half.
  6. Add chicken stock, bouillon cube and simmer for a while.
  7. Add butter and mix until melted.
  8. Sprinkle capers over chicken and place lemon slices over it.
  9. Pour sauce over it.
  10. Pop into oven and bake until internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  11. Garnish with parsley.


  1. Serve and enjoy!
Things You Will Need
Cast iron skillet

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Campfire, Easy
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.9%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 106.2 mg35.4%

Sodium 406.6 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 33 g66.7%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 21.6%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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