Classic Chicken Piccata

Wine, lemon juice, and capers add a trio of flavors to this Italian chicken recipe that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Recipe from Family Circle
Classic Chicken Piccata
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped capers
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
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Directions
1. 
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in a shallow plate. Coat breasts on both sides; set aside.
2. 
Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan. Cook 5 minutes per side. Remove chicken to a platter; cover and keep warm.
3. 
Add shallots to pan. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in wine, lemon juice and capers; bring to a simmer.
4. 
Return chicken to pan; spoon sauce on top. Reduce heat to medium. Cover partially; cook 5 minutes or until cooked through. Stir in parsley before serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 310, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 114, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 12, pro. (g) 41, sodium (mg) 323, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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