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Herbed Chicken Piccata

 
Herbed Chicken Piccata
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This quick, light yet succulent herbed chicken piccata is an ideal week-night meal. Serve it with steamed rice or bread.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons bread crumbs
1 teaspoon basil
dried
*
1 teaspoon lemon zest
grated
teaspoon black pepper
*
2 cloves garlic
minced
4 chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
nonstick cooking spray
*
1 teaspoon margarine
8 slices lemon
thinly sliced
*
¼ cup chicken broth, low salt
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
fresh, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish; set aside.

Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to ¼ inch thickness, using meat mallet or rolling pin.

Lightly coat both sides of the chicken with cooking spray, dredge chicken in breadcrumb mixture.

Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.

Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from skillet. Set aside; keep warm.

Add lemon slices to skillet; sauté 30 seconds. Add broth, parsley, and lemon juice, cook.

Chicken Piccata

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+1

over 5 years

Just by looking at these two photos already made my mouth watering. The recipe sounds easy to make, and very light too. These succulent chicken piccata is perfect for a quick yet tasty week-night meal.

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Comments

lynn in ma
Leicester, MA, United States
 over 5 years ago

In keeping with "traditional" piccata, I also add 2 Tbs. drained capers at the ending of cooking.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 120g (4.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17422% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 107mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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