Chicken piccata is an Italian influenced dish. A Chicken piccata is quick and easy to prepare, combining some of the most basic ingredients to make a wonderfully delicious dish that will leave you wanting more. Chicken piccata includes chicken breast cutlets, dredged in flour, browned in butter, and served with a sauce made from butter, lemon juice, capers, and either stock or white wine. A Chicken piccata is usually served with rice, pasta or polents. Chicken piccata is a very economical dish to prepare because the sauce with which the cutlets are topped, is made from the pan drippings itself. White wine is an important ingredient in making chicken piccata. To add variety in flavor to the chicken piccata, some garlic or shallots may be added along with a few lemon slices.