Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata


• 2 to 3 Tbsp. butter
• 1 Tbsp. olive oil
• 3 Tbsp. all purpose flour
• 1/2 tsp. salt
• 1/4 tsp. pepper
• 4 chicken breast cutlets
• 1 cup dry white wine
• 1/3 cup lemon juice
• 3 Tbsp. capers


1. In a large skillet, combine 1 Tbsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Heat over medium heat until butter is completely melted.
2. In a shallow bowl, combine flour, salt, and pepper. Dip chicken cutlets into mixture to coat.
3. Place chicken in the skillet with melted butter and olive oil; saute over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
4. Remove chicken from pan; add lemon juice and wine. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat slightly. Let sauce thicken.
5. Add remaining 1 to 2 Tbsp. butter and capers to complete the sauce. Return chicken to pan and spoon sauce and capers over the chicken.

Helpful Hints:

Prep Time5minutes
Cook Time20minutes
Total Time25minutes
Nutrition Facts
Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 733mg31%
Potassium 493mg14%
Total Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A4.7%
Vitamin C11.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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