Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 402.6
  • Total Fat: 19.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 113.0 mg
  • Sodium: 342.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 41.6 g

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Didnít have wine or shallots so I substituted and this came out great! Didnít have wine or shallots so I substituted and this came out great!
Number of Servings: 4


    4 6oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
    1/2 cup chicken stock
    1/2 cup Flour, white
    2 tbsp Butter, salted
    6 to 8 thin Slice Lemons
    4 clove Garlic thinning sliced
    1/4 serving chicken broth
    1 cup chicken broth
    3 tbsp, drained Capers
    3 tbsp Parsley
    2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
    1/2 tsp, kosher salt
    1/4 two, ground pepper
    2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1 Tbsp. Grated lemon rind
    1/4 cup, finely chopped Onions


1. Pound chicken to 1/2 inch thickness. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
2. Combine 1/4 cup stock and 1 teaspoon flour in small bowl. Set aside.
3. Place remaining flour in shallow dish and dredge chicken, shake off excess.
4. Heat 1 Tbsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; swirl until butter melts. Add chicken to pan and cook on medium high apprx. 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm.
5. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. Oil to pan. Add onions and lemon slices sautť 3 minutes.
6. Add 1/2 cup stock and cook till stock is almost evaporated, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
7. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Do not let burn.
8. Add 1/2 cup stock and lemon rind bring to boil. Cook about 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
9. Stir in reserved stock and flour mix, allow sauce to thicken to desire thickness.
10. Add 1 Tbsp. Butter and capers, and allow butter to melt.
11. Add chicken to pan and cover with sauce.
12. Plant and spoon sauce on top. Top with parsley.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IM-LUPE.

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