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Chicken Piccata

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Traditionally made with veal, chicken is just as flavorful and much easier on your budget! The combination of lemons and capers is an absolute taste festival in your mouth. Quick enough for a weeknight meal yet dramatic enough for your most festive occasion, Chicken Piccata is a dish everyone can easily master!
Ingredients
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 Large
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (for sautéing)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (for sautéing)
  Lemon 1 Medium, sliced
  White wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Capers 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Slice chicken breasts in half lengthwise and pound out so they are even in thickness.

MAKING
2.In a large bowl mix flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3.Beat the eggs and milk together.
4.Immerse the chicken in egg mixture then coat it with flour.
5.In a pan melt butter and olive oil over medium/high heat till the time it starts bubbling.
6.Brown the lemon slices in the pan then remove and set aside.
7.Add chicken pieces and fry for 3 minutes.
8.Turn over, cover and fry another 2 minutes.
9.Remove from pan and keep warm.
10.In the same pan add white wine and garlic and reduce by half.
11.Now add chicken stock to the pan and reduce by half.
12.Add capers and butter.
13.As the butter melts, return the lemon and chicken to the pan and heat for one minute on each side.

SERVING
14.Transfer the chicken to a serving platter, spoon the sauce over it and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Sour
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Dish: 
Cutlet
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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