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Quick Chicken Piccata Recipe
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Quick Chicken Piccata Recipe

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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.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 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

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.

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.
Originally published as Chicken Piccata in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p44

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.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 26, 2015

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

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2014

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

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

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

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

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

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2012

"Amazing! I make it all the time!"

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