Chicken Picatta Caper Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Chicken breast halves8 , skinned, boned
 All purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Paprika To Taste
 Corn oil/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Dry madeira/Sherry4 Tablespoon
 Fresh lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 Capers4 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2224 Calories from Fat 558

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.7%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.7%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 798.1 mg

Sodium 1782.9 mg74.3%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.1%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 327 g653.4%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 66.7%

Calcium 38.3% Iron 73.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


With a meat mallet or heavy plate flatten chicken breasts between sheets of waxed paper.
In a bowl combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika.
Coat chicken with seasoned flour; shake off excess.
In a large skillet over medium heat melt margarine and olive oil.
Add chicken.
Saute over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Remove chicken; drain on paper towel.
To the skillet add Madeira, stirring to deglaze.
Add lemon juice.
Cook until heated through.
Add chicken.
Heat to serving temperature.
On a heated serving plate arrange chicken.
Garnish with capers.