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Chicken Piccata Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Piccata recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Piccata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ksylvan

Makes 6 servings



Flavorful dish, made with chicken breasts, light and low fat. Lifted from About.COM, Diane Rattray, http://tinyurl.com/wxrwp

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Piccata

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 eggs
1 cup bread crumbs, dry Italian seasoned
3 lbs chicken breast, about six boneless skinless breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons capers, drained
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley, or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

Recipe Directions for Chicken Piccata

  1. Pound chicken breasts between sheets of waxed paper or within a food storage bag until thinned and evenly flattened.

  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together the mustard and eggs. Place bread crumbs in a wide, shallow bowl or pie plate.

  3. Dip the chicken breasts into the egg mixture then into the bread crumbs, coating well.

  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  5. Cook the chicken until browned on both sides and done in the center, about 3 minutes on each side. Transfer chicken to a warm serving platter.

  6. Pour excess fat from skillet; add chicken broth, lemon juice, capers and salt. Bring to a boil, scraping browned bits from the bottom of skillet. Stir in chopped parsley. Spoon sauce over chicken, and serve immediately.

Categories

Chicken, First Course, Main Dish, American, American-Southern, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 290.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
515
Calories from Fat
138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.3g
24%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
255mg
85%
Sodium
618mg
26%
Potassium
666mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
75.2g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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