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Easy Chicken Piccata

April 4, 2018

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easy chicken piccata healthy hands cookingFancy restaurant food can become a weeknight staple with this easy and delicious chicken dish. Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EASY CHICKEN PICCATA

Fancy restaurant food can become a weeknight staple with this easy and delicious chicken dish.

Makes: 5-6 servings

Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5-6Organic Chicken Breasts pounded flat
  •  Salt and Pepper
  • 1/4Cup Flour
  • 2Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2Tablespoons Butter
  •  Lemon Reduction Sauce
  • 1/2Cup Organic Chicken Stock
  • 2Lemons, one for garnish
  • 2Tablespoons Capers, drained
  • 1Tablespoon Butter
  •  Dried or Fresh Parsley

Directions

Pound chicken flat and season both sides with salt and pepper.

Dredge through flour to coat chicken on both sides.

Heat 2 Tbsp each of olive oil and butter in a shallow pan over medium heat.

Brown chicken on both sides until chicken is no longer pink and cooked through.

Transfer chicken to a platter and cover with tinfoil to keep warm.

Lemon Reduction Sauce

Stir the chicken stock, the juice of one lemon, and capers in a small bowl or glass measuring cup. Pour stock into a pan and let the sauce simmer for approximately 8-10 minutes until it is reduced by half. Add 1 Tbsp. butter and stir until melted. Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with fresh cut lemon slices and a sprinkle of parsley. Serve with fresh steamed veggies.

Makes 5-6 servings.

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Author

Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.