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Chicken Piccata

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Preparation can be done a day ahead of time to save time in the kitchen and be with your company.
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Red bell peppers To Taste, diced (Seeded)
  Sweet onions 2 Large, peeled and cut into wedges
  Skinless, boneless chicken breasts halves 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into cubes
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Ground red pepper 1 Pinch (Cayenne Pepper)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute red bell peppers and onions until they begin to soften. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add cubed chicken to skillet and brown lightly. Add garlic and ground red pepper. Reduce heat slightly and saute, covered, for 1 to 2 minutes, until garlic is golden brown.
Using a wooden spoon, add lemon juice, stirring to break up particles on bottom of skillet (deglazing). Add butter/margarine, stirring and blending well into the sauce. Return bell pepper and onion to skillet, stir all together and add parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Meaty, Smooth
Stir Fried
Holiday, Kids
Cheese, Chicken, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.4%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.8 mg38.3%

Sodium 232.3 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 41 g82.9%

Vitamin A 18.5% Vitamin C 56.3%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Piccata Recipe