Chicken Grilled Piccata

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Opal Jackson-Cakmak

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@sweetiecoconut

Nice chicken pasta dish

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Ingredients

How to Make Chicken Grilled Piccata

Step-by-Step

  1. Chicken
    Juice of 1 lemon (3Tbsp)
    3 Tbsp olive oil
    1 Tbsp minced garlic
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/2 tsp basil or oregano
    2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

    Pasta
    2 cups dried penne pasta
    2 Tbsp butter
    Juice of 2 lemons (6 Tbsp)
    1 Tbsp minced garlic
    1/2 cup half and half (or heavy cream)
    2 tsp dried basil
    2 Tbps capers
    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  2. Chicken
    Combine first 6 ingredients and mix well. Place chicken in a ziplock bag and pour marinade over chicken. Marinate overnight in the refrigerator. When ready, grill until done. Allow chicken to rest for a few minutes and then slice into strips to serve over pasta.

    Pasta
    While chicken is grilling. Cook pasta according to directions (10-12 minutes). Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water and drain. In same sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in garlic and lemon juice. Pour in half and half and whisk until hot. Add some salt and pepper to taste. Add the parmesan cheese, basil and capers, and heat until cheese is melted. Check the consistency of the sauce and add some of the reserved pasta water to loosen the sauce if necessary. Toss in pasta.

    Serve in pasta bowls with grilled chicken on top. Sprinkle with more parmesan if desired.

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About Chicken Grilled Piccata

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta Sides



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