Chicken Picatta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 1,893.2
  • Total Fat: 114.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 745.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,788.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 175.6 g

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This is an Italian classic. Capers can be omitted in the sauce for low sodium version. This is an Italian classic. Capers can be omitted in the sauce for low sodium version.
Number of Servings: 1


    3 Chicken Breast, halved to yield 6 pieces
    1/4 c flour
    Old Bay Seasoning
    Mrs. Dash Seasoning
    1 Large Egg
    4 cloves fresh garlic
    1 Tlbs fresh basil
    1 Tlbs fresh cilantro
    1 Fresh squeezed Lemon
    1 Tlbs Capers (drained)
    Salt and Pepper
    4 Tlbs Butter (Unsalted)
    1/4 C Olive Oil


This is an Italian dish made with all fresh ingredients. The chicken breast are sliced in half, then pounded thin. It cooks relatively quickly, about 1-2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Procedure: First take the chicken breast and laying it flat on a cutting board, slice it in half across the breast. Season with salt and pepper. Beat one egg, add 1 tlbs of water and add it to a bowl with the seasoned chicken. Add dry spices to the flour. Put half of the olive oil in a heavy frying pan heat to medium high. Dredge egg coated chicken breast one at a time in the seasoned flour mixture. Saute in pan until brown, about 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan when done. Cook only 1 layer at a time. Wipe pan clean. Add butter, remaining olive oil, garlic, and fresh basil and cilantro cook over med-low heat. Do not burn the garlic. Add the lemon juice till warm. Add the browned chicken on an even layer. Heat till warmed through.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CYNTHIA_PHOENIX.

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  • Cynthia needs to adjust the number of services in her nutritional count. Should be 315.53 calories per serving - 1/15/13

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