Classic Chicken Piccata
Recipe from Family Circle

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

Classic Chicken Piccata

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
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  • 4   
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    each salt and black pepper
  • 3   tablespoons 
  • 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
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in a shallow plate. Coat breasts on both sides; set aside.
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.
Add shallots to pan. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in wine, lemon juice and capers; bring to a simmer.
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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