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Chicken Piccata
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Skinless chicken breast topped with a delicious sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178.2
Total Carbs 5.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.1 g
Total Fat 4.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 329.2 mg
Protein 27.1 g
Sodium 521.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Starch , 4 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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3 tbsp  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
4 each  boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tsp  olive oil
1 tsp  butter
2 tsp  garlic cloves, chopped
0 3/4 cup  fat free reduced sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp  chopped parsley
1 tbsp  capers, drained
3 each  parsley sprigs
1 each  fresh lemons
  1. In a shallow pie plate combine the flour with salt and pepper and reserve 1 tablespoon of flour mixture.
  2. Place chicken breast between sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap and pound chicken until it reaches 1/2-inch thickness.
  3. Remove chicken and coat with remaining flour mixture.
  4. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil and butter over medium heat until butter has melted.
  5. Add floured chicken to skillet mixture and cook both sides 4 to 5 minutes each or until chicken has cooked through.
  6. Once chicken is cooked place on serving platter and set aside.
  7. Add garlic to same skillet and cook and stir garlic 2 minutes over medium heat.
  8. Take reserved flour mixture and add to skillet, cooking mixture for 1 minute and stirring constantly.
  9. Add broth and lemon juice to skillet mixture and allow to simmer, stirring frequently for about 2 minutes until the sauce becomes thick.
  10. Add parsley and capers to skillet and stir into mixture.
  11. Spoon sauce over chicken, garnishing with lemons slices and parsley sprigs if desired and serve.

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