Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata Recipe

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This recipe is from a restaurant called "Fried Green Tomatoes" in Galena, Illinois. We visit every year in the fall for our anniversary when the views are spectacular!

This version is simple and has no garlic which hubby cannot have. I'm sure you could add it if you'd like!

I have made it on special occasions as a nice "surprise"...

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25 Min
20 Min


1 3/4 lb
whole skinless boneless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp
white wine
1 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp
capers, drained

How to Make Chicken Piccata


  • 1In a large, heavy skillet heat 1 tablespoon of butter and the oil over moderately high heat until the foam subsides.
  • 2In the fat, saute the chicken pieces, seasoned with salt and pepper for one minute on each side or until they are cooked through.
  • 3Pour off the fat in the skillet and add the remaining 1 tablespoon butter, wine and lemon juice. Bring mixture to a boil.
  • 4Stir in capers, salt and pepper to taste and spoon the sauce over the chicken.

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About Chicken Piccata

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy