Glen Makes Chef John Food Wishes Chicken Piccata

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May. 05, 2019

Glen Makes Chef John Food Wishes Chicken Piccata - Finally we get a most watched video recipe from Chef John at Food Wishes!


Boneless skinless chicken breasts 2
Cayenne To Taste
Salt To Taste
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
All purpose flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (for dredging)
Olive oil 30 Milliliter (2 tbsp)
Capers 15 Milliliter , drained (1 tbsp)
White wine 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
Lemon 1 , juiced
Chicken stock/Water 60 Milliliter (1/4 cup)
Cold butter 45 Milliliter (cut up, 3 tbsp)
Chopped fresh italian parsley 30 Milliliter (2 tbsp)



1. Butterfly and pound out the chicken breasts to ½" thick.

2. Season breasts on both sides with cayenne, salt, and pepper.

3. Heat a heavy pan with olive oil to medium high.

4. Brown the chicken on both sides until mostly cooked through.

5. Remove chicken from pan and toss in the capers.

6. Crush about half of the capers with whatever kitchen tool you have in your hand.

7. Deglaze the pan with the wine, and add the lemon juice.

8. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.

9. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and mix in the butter.

10. As the butter melts into the sauce really shake and stir to fully emulsify.

11. Sprinkle in some parsley and return the chicken to the pan.

12. Continue to heat on low until chicken is fully cooked through.


13. Sprinkle with more parsley to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2