Quick Chicken Piccata Recipe
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Minced fresh parsley, optional
- 1. In a shallow bowl, mix flour, salt and pepper. Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness. Dip chicken in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
- 2. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Brown chicken on both sides. Add wine; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle with lemon juice. If desired, sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
1 chicken breast half with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 265 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 442 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.
Reviews for Quick Chicken Piccata
"Very easy to make and so delicious. I did not have ckn breasts, so I used ckn thighs and it turned out delicious. Thank you"
"This was really good and quick and easy.I used white cooking wine and chicken broth.It took a little longer than the recipe said to cook but I think my chicken breasts were a little larger.The chicken was really moist I will definitely make again"
"I love this! I always add artichoke hearts as well."
"Delish! Quick! Easy! Would def make again!"
"This was very good and simple to make. I added garlic and onion powder. Will definitely make again."
"Oh so very delicious! Very easy to make and so quick! Definitly gonna make this again!"
"Delicious! Very tender! And so quick and easy!"
"Amazing! I make it all the time!"
"Very good! I didn't use 1/2 inch, but I think I would next time it didn't have enough flavor in the middle of the chicken. But it was good even 2 days later for left-overs!"
"Fast and delicious!"
"This was very delicious I loved the buttery and moist taste of the chicken I would make this again in a heart beat :)"
"Other reviews were right! This was very easy to make and the chicken came out very tender and tasty!"
"This was delicious & so simple!! I got rave reviews from my husband as well!! Thank you, it will be added to our menu again!"
"This was delicious, fast and simple. Will definitely make again."
"So easy to make. I tossed in some fresh mushrooms after I turned the chicken over and then some spinach right near the end. The mushrooms were wonderful (I hate mushrooms!) and the spinach had such a delicious flavor. Made some rice for a side dish and dinner was delicious."
"It was delicious and will make it again"
"This was great. So easy to prepare and the chicken comes out really tender and so flavorful."
"My husband is from Argentina, and is a great cook. I rarely surprise him with a new recipe, but he LOVED this one! We will be making it again...so easy!"
"I used olive oil instead of butter and it came out great!"
"Awesome flavor and easy to prepare. My family enjoyed it very much."
"This recipe is soooo yummy! I shouldn't be cooking with butter, but the calorie and fat content was low enough, I went for it. Delicious!"
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.