Chicken Piccata Recipe Video

Traditionally made with veal, chicken is just as flavorful and much easier on your budget! The combination of lemons and capers is an absolute taste festival in your mouth. Quick enough for a weeknight meal yet dramatic enough for your most festive occasion, Chicken Piccata is a dish everyone can easily master!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,


 Boneless skinless chicken breasts2 Large
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Onion powder1 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Pinch
 Eggs2 Medium
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon (for sautéing)
 Butter2 Tablespoon (for sautéing)
 Lemon1 Medium, sliced
 White wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic1 Teaspoon, minced
 Chicken stock1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Capers2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 451 Calories from Fat 161

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g31.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161.6 mg

Sodium 728.5 mg30.4%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 29 g57.1%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 22.3%

Calcium 8.7% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Slice chicken breasts in half lengthwise and pound out so they are even in thickness.

2.In a large bowl mix flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3.Beat the eggs and milk together.
4.Immerse the chicken in egg mixture then coat it with flour.
5.In a pan melt butter and olive oil over medium/high heat till the time it starts bubbling.
6.Brown the lemon slices in the pan then remove and set aside.
7.Add chicken pieces and fry for 3 minutes.
8.Turn over, cover and fry another 2 minutes.
9.Remove from pan and keep warm.
10.In the same pan add white wine and garlic and reduce by half.
11.Now add chicken stock to the pan and reduce by half.
12.Add capers and butter.
13.As the butter melts, return the lemon and chicken to the pan and heat for one minute on each side.

14.Transfer the chicken to a serving platter, spoon the sauce over it and serve.