Something Different Chicken

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Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Kind of Chicken Piccata meets Persia. The chicken is seasoned with a lemon caper sauce and served over a fluffy bed of couscous. This is a quick, easy, and tasty dish. Perfect for "What do I do with this chicken scenario."

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 34 cups water (divided)
  • 1 (5 5/8 ounce) boxof flavored couscous (I prefer Toasted Pine Nut Flavor or Parmesan)
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 lb boneless chicken cutlet (usually 3 cutlets)
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 12 lemon, juice of (@ 1 TBL.)

Directions

  1. In a medium sauce pan, combine 1 1/2 cups water, spice package from couscous, and 2 TBL.
  2. of butter.
  3. Heat to a boil.
  4. Add couscous, cover and set aside.
  5. Put salt, and flour in a large ziplock bag and shake to mix ingredients.
  6. Add chicken and shake to coat.
  7. In a medium saute pan melt 2 TBL.
  8. of butter and and cook chicken until golden brown, do not turn chicken while cooking.
  9. Now turn chicken and add capers, lemon juice, 1 TBL.
  10. of butter and 1/4 cup water.
  11. Cook 2-3 minutes until sauce starts to thicken.
  12. Serve over couscous.
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3 5

This is a good recipe when pressed for time and ingredients. I might add more seasoning salt to give the flavor a little more oomph.