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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.0
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.8 mg
  • Sodium: 285.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

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Chicken Picata

Submitted by: SHELBSYD

Number of Servings: 4


    2 - 8 oz skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut horizontally
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. ground pepper
    1 tbsp. butter
    1/2 low sodium chicken broth
    1 medium lemon
    2 Tbsp. capers


Place each chicken breast portion between two pieces of plastic wrap. Using flat side of a meat mallet or rolling pin, pound chicken lightly until about 1/4" thick. Remove plastic wrap. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 6 - 8 minutes until browned and no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

Add garlic to the hot skillet, cook for 30 seconds to 1 minutes or until lightly browned. Add chicken broth to skillet, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet. Bring to a boil.

Add lemon slices and capers to skillet. Cover, reduce heat to low. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until lemon slices are soften and release there juice. Return chicken to skillet and heat through.

To serve , spoon caper mixture over chicken.

Serving Size: 4 - 4 oz pieces

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELBSYD.

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