Lemony Chicken Piccata


Chicken breast 1 Pound , thinly cut (Boneless Skinless)
Whole wheat flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Shallot 1 , diced
Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Low sodium chicken broth 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Juice of lemon 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Capers 1/4
Parsley 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Green beans 1 Pound , trimmed



1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken and dredge it lightly in whole wheat flour.


2. Heat pan over a medium-high heat.

3. Add olive oil.

4. Add chicken pieces and let it cook for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is nice and brown. Remove chicken on plate.

5. Add a teaspoon of olive oil in the pan.

6. Add shallots and let it cook for about 10-20 seconds as the pan is already hot.

7. Add chicken broth and lemon juice. Cook it for a minute or until bubbles form.

8. Add capers and butter.

9. Once butter is melted, add chicken back to the pan and let it cook.

10. Add freshly chopped parsley.


11. In a plate, take steamed green beans and place a chicken breast over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 731Calories from Fat 297

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 394 mg16.42%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 63 g126%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet