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Chicken Piccata

This beautiful chicken dish provides an elegant and fulfilling meal. It takes no time to make and can be done all in one frying pan or dutch oven. I'm not huge on a strong lemon flavor, but this dish really provides a nice subtle touch
Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 6
  White flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), dice
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice the chicken into ΒΌ inch thick slices and using a meat tenderizer pound the meat.

MAKING
2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
3. Preheat a pan with extra virgin olive oil.
4. Dredge the chicken in the flour and fry them in the pan over medium heat until brown on all sides.
5. Once done remove and set it aside.
6. Pour water, lemon juice, capers and garlic into the frying pan and stir.
7. Deglaze the chicken from the bottom of the pan.
8. Bring the sauce to a boil over medium high heat for about 10 minutes.
9. Once the sauce is thickened reduce heat to low and simmer and at this point adjust the taste of lemon juice and add about a 1/4 cup of water and cook a little longer.
10. Add the chicken to the thickened sauce and cover and cook for 10 minutes.

SERVING
11. Serve the Chicken Piccata hot.

Things You Will Need
Pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Cutlet
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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