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    Chicken Piccata - Giada De Laurentiis

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    diner524's Note:

    This is a recipe from her weeknight dinner show. I love piccata and this is wonderful served over pasta and I served with salad and garlic bread. NOTE: Her recipe states to add 1/3 cup lemon juice, but alot of people that reviewed her recipe said it was too tart and would add less, so I suggest starting with 1/4 cup lemon juice.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge chicken in flour and shake off excess.
    2. 2
      In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 3 tablespoons olive oil. When butter and oil start to sizzle, add 2 pieces of chicken and cook for 3 minutes. When chicken is browned, flip and cook other side for 3 minutes. Remove and transfer to plate. Melt 2 more tablespoons butter and add another 2 tablespoons olive oil. When butter and oil start to sizzle, add the other 2 pieces of chicken and brown both sides in same manner. Remove pan from heat and add chicken to the plate.
    3. 3
      Into the pan add the lemon juice, stock and capers. Return to stove and bring to boil, scraping up brown bits from the pan for extra flavor. Check for seasoning. 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 parsley.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 22, 2013

      55

      Perfect! I made as directed and didn't change the lemon amount, which lead to my adding more chicken broth later in the cooking process. I added a tsp of poultry seasoning to try to counter the tartness of the lemon as well. Those neutralized it and it was wonderful. I served it with orzo plain (no butter or extra sauces on the pasta), which was excellent because it absorbed the sauce so well.

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    • on August 26, 2014

      55

      Delicious! I made this after my 10 hour work day, and it was perfect. Didn't take long but tasted gourmet. Thanks for sharing! Made for Culinary Quest Summer 2014.

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    • on August 23, 2014

      55

      A great chicken piccata recipe. I thought the amount of the lemon juice was just right, and I would leave it that way when making this again. It's delicious enough to serve for a special occasion dinner or when company visits. Yum! Thanks for sharing your recipe, diner524. Made for 2014 Culinary Quest (Italy).

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Piccata - Giada De Laurentiis

    Serving Size: 1 (192 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 388.2
     
    Calories from Fat 325
    83%
    Total Fat 36.2 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 13.7 g
    68%
    Cholesterol 84.4 mg
    28%
    Sodium 371.9 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.2 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 13.8 g
    27%

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