Chicken Piccata
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories192Total Fat6 gSaturated Fat1 gSodium560 mgTotal Carbohydrate9 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein17 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresBoneless, skinless chicken breast halves2Olive oil2 teaspoonsAll-purpose flour2 tablespoonsReduced-sodium chicken broth¼ cupJuice of 1 lemonCapers1 tablespoonGarlic clove, minced1Salt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Directions
  • Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and pound to a ½-inch thickness with your fist or a rolling pan.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Dredge chicken in flour and cook in skillet for about 3 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Remove chicken from pan, cover, and set aside.
  • Add broth, lemon juice, capers, and garlic to pan, and cook 1-2 minutes, until thickened, scraping brown bits off the bottom of the pan as the sauce cooks.
  • Top chicken with sauce and serve.

  • Exchanges
    4 very lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Spaghetti

    Side Suggestions: Steamed Green Beans

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