Chicken Piccata. Chicken breast cutlets, dredged in flour, browned, served with sauce of butter, lemon juice, capers, and stock or wine. Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis. Remove from heat and stir lemon juice into sauce; season with salt.
Ingredients of Chicken Piccata
- Prepare 2 1/2 inchs of chicken breasts , beaten flat to thickness then cut in half.
- You need of Salt black pepper and freshly ground.
- It’s of breadcrumbs , for dredging.
- You need 6 tablespoons of butter.
- You need 5 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil.
- Prepare 1/3 cup of lemon juice fresh.
- It’s 1/4 cup of water.
- Prepare 1/4 cup of capers.
- Prepare 1 of flour tbl.
- It’s of lemon slices.
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Chicken Piccata step by step
- Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge chicken in breadcrumbs.
- In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt 4 tablespoons of butter with 6 tablespoons olive oil.
- When butter and oil are melted, add chicken and cook for 3 minutes until light brown. Flip and cook other side for 3 minutes until light brown. Remove and transfer to plate..
- Into the pan add the lemon juice, water, flour, and capers. Return to stove and bring to boil, scraping up brown bits from the pan for extra flavor..
- Return all the chicken to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove chicken to platter. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to sauce and whisk vigorously. Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with lemon slices..
- Enjoy !.
The sauce was still so good that I wanted. Begin by prepping the chicken breasts. First slice each chicken Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, if necessary. Remove the chicken piccata from the. Chicken piccata with lemon sauce is exquisite and easy to prepare.