Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Extreme Lemon Chicken Piccata Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Extreme Lemon Chicken Piccata

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    nickie409's Note:

    This is a recipe from Giada which I tweaked just a little bit. My family LOVES chicken piccata, but cannot seem to find a good version anytime we went to a restaurant. In the quest for a good tasting chicken piccata, I found this. It is amazing! You HAVE to use fresh lemon juice! I serve this over home made pasta.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Shopping List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Butterfly the chicken breasts, and then cut them into 2" x 4" (approximately) strips. Pound flat.
    2. 2
      Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge chicken in flour and shake off excess.
    3. 3
      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 enough pieces of chicken that will fit in a single layer in the pan and cook for 3 minutes. When chicken is browned, flip and cook other side for 3 minutes (or until it is completely cooked through). 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 pieces of chicken and brown both sides in same manner. Continue cooking until all the chicken is cooked (you may need more butter and oil if the breasts are large). Remove pan from heat and add chicken to the plate.
    4. 4
      Into the pan add the lemon juice, 3/4c stock and capers. Return to stove and bring to boil, scraping up brown bits from the pan for extra flavor. Check for seasoning (add more broth if you like less lemon flavor, we happen to like it VERY lemony). 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 (you can sprinkle flour at this point to thicken it a bit if needed, I like mine to be just thick enough to coat a spoon). Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with parsley.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 18, 2012

      55

      Made for PAC Spring 2012. Very easy and simple ingredients yield a tasty sauce. I did adapt the recipe to make it grill friendly, by adding a single slice of proscuitto to the frying pan since the chicken was not cooked stove top. I placed 2 T. of flour into the broth before adding it to the sauce, but other than that followed the sauce recipe to the tee. As the poster suggested, it was very lemony and I added another 1/4 cup of broth to tone it down. I think the saltiness of the proscuitto I added helped take the edge off the lemon too.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Extreme Lemon Chicken Piccata

    Serving Size: 1 (235 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 455.7
     
    Calories from Fat 373
    81%
    Total Fat 41.4 g
    63%
    Saturated Fat 8.0 g
    40%
    Cholesterol 48.2 mg
    16%
    Sodium 589.1 mg
    24%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.4 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 1.5 g
    6%
    Protein 17.2 g
    34%

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites