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Easy Chicken Picatta Recipe

By brendaj
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 20 minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 4 servings

I make this dish for guests when I am low on time. Everyone always raves about it!

This is great served over cooked pasta of your choice.

  • 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat (I use the thin-cut, trimmed chicken)
  • 1/4 cup flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 small jar of capers
  • 1 tsp chicken flavor "better than Boullion" boullion paste - you can also use powdered boullion
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  1. Dredge chicken in seasoned flour, melt 4 Tablespoons of the butter in a skillet on MED heat and add chicken. Cook for about 6 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  2. Add wine, capers, boullion, juice from the small lemon and remaining butter.
  3. Cook for about 3 minutes until sauce is thickened and serve. Garnish with chopped parsley if you wish.

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