Main Dishes

Classic Lemon Chicken Piccata

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Lemon Chicken Piccata is one of those meals that reminds me of when I was little. I decided to try it at a restaurant when I was around 8 or 9 and my mom tried and tried to change my mind, but I refused. The first taste was heaven. The light citrus and the salty bite of the capers were the perfect compliment to the tender chicken. Now I have to admit, that my kids weren’t having any of the sauce, but they at least tried it.

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1 1/2 lbs chicken breast cutlets
1 T olive oil
2 T butter
1/4 c chopped shallots
1 T minced garlic
3/4 c white wine
1/2 c chicken stock
1 t all-purpose flour
2 T lemon juice
1/3 t lemon zest
2 T capers, rinsed well
2 T flat parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Season the chicken cutlets and place in a heated skillet that already has 1 1/2 t of olive oil in it. Cook on both sides 2-3 minutes until done. Place to the side and keep warm. In the same skillet, add 1 T...
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Nutritions

Calories
473

Sodium
327mg
13% DV

Fat
26g
40% DV

Protein
37g
74% DV

Carbs
8g
2% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV