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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 easy stovetop entree couldn’t be more elegant. An added bonus? It fills the house with a wonderful aroma. “Just add a salad, bread and veggies and this makes a great meal for company,” says contributor Cynthia Heil of Martinez, Georgia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 171 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, brown chicken over medium heat in butter. Stir in wine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle with lemon juice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Piccata in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 171 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 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 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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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!"

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