Lemony Chicken Piccata

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May. 30, 2007

Have you ever wished to reproduce the same chicken piccata at home from your favorite Italian restaurant. Here is a video to teach you the quick and easy way of cooking chicken piccata. With addition of extra lemon, chef has made this dish more tangy and savory.


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
Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2