Chicken piccata is an easy dish that’s been a family favorite for decades now. Adding garlic makes for an authentic piccata that everyone will surely enjoy!
Crispy, golden brown chicken breasts coated with flour and parmesan cheese, carefully fried to form a soft golden crust and topped off with a buttery lemon garlic sauce and white wine – nothing gets any better than this quick chicken piccata recipe!
This chicken piccata with lemon is a famous dinner main course among Americans. They can’t resist the golden, soft, juicy chicken, dipped in a rich, buttery sauce.
If you’re looking to delight your family with a simple chicken recipe this evening, the chicken piccata is your best bet. Ready to start cooking? Here’s what you need.
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
- 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
- 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- In a medium-sized bowl, mix together flour, pepper, and salt.
- Flatten chicken breasts using a meat mallet until they become ½ inches in thickness.
- Coat the chicken breasts in flour mixture you made previously on both sides. Shake off excess breading as necessary.
- Heat a large skillet along with butter using medium heat.
- Fry the chicken breasts on both sides until they turn into brown color.
- Add white wine and reduce by bringing to a boil.
- Lower down the heat and simmer, uncovered for 12-15 minutes.
- Drizzle with lemon juice on top.
- Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Recommended serving per person: 1 chicken breast half with about 1 tablespoon sauce
Nutritional value: 265 calories, 93mg cholesterol, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 442mg sodium, 24g protein