Crazy Easy Chicken Piccata

Crazy Easy Chicken Piccata

If you're looking for a simple recipe for lemon chicken, give this Crazy Easy Chicken Piccata a try! This mouth-watering meal is so flavorful and delicious, it's restaurant-worthy. Serve alone or over pasta!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, pounded to 1/4-inch
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons dry white wine or water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons capers (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture; shake off excess.
     
  2. In a large frying pan, heat butter and vegetable oil over medium heat. Add chicken breasts. Cook about 3 minutes per side, until tender and opaque. Remove and keep warm.
     
  3. Add wine to pan juices. Cook 1 minute, scraping up brown bits from bottom of pan. Add lemon juice and heat to boiling.
     
  4. Return chicken to pan, cover with lemon slices, and cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 3 minutes. Serve garnished with capers and parsley.

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This is a winner. Everyone in the house loved it. Only thing I changed was I added a little bit of garlic powder in to the flour mixture. It is super easy and I have had requests to make it once a week!

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