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Quick Chicken Piccata Recipe

Quick Chicken Piccata Recipe

Laced with lemon and simmered in white wine, this stovetop entree is super easy and elegant. Just add sides of bread and veggies to make it into a great meal. —Cynthia Heil, Augusta, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2015

"Delish! Quick! Easy! Would def make again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2014

"This was very good and simple to make. I added garlic and onion powder. Will definitely make again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

"Oh so very delicious! Very easy to make and so quick! Definitly gonna make this again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"Delicious! Very tender! And so quick and easy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2012

"Amazing! I make it all the time!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"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!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"Fast and delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2012

"This was very delicious I loved the buttery and moist taste of the chicken I would make this again in a heart beat :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"Other reviews were right! This was very easy to make and the chicken came out very tender and tasty!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

"This was delicious & so simple!! I got rave reviews from my husband as well!! Thank you, it will be added to our menu again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"This was delicious, fast and simple. Will definitely make again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2010

"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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2009

"It was delicious and will make it again"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

"This was great. So easy to prepare and the chicken comes out really tender and so flavorful."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2009

"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!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 13, 2009

"I used olive oil instead of butter and it came out great!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2009

"Awesome flavor and easy to prepare. My family enjoyed it very much."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2008

"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!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.