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Chicken Scallopini Recipe

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


Submitted by sphynxdragon

Makes 4 servings



Pounding the chicken breast halves to thin "scallops" cuts the cooking time in half but leaves the chicken moist and tender. If you don't have orzo, substitute rice in the side dish. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon sauce)

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Scallopini

24 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup Breadcrumbs
1 Cooking spray
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup dry white wine
4 teaspoons capers
1 tablespoon butter

Recipe Directions for Chicken Scallopini

  1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

  2. Brush chicken with juice, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Dredge chicken in breadcrumbs.

  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.

  5. Add chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

  6. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  7. Add broth and wine to pan, and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

  8. Remove from heat.

  9. Stir in capers and butter.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 233.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.3g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Sodium
649mg
27%
Potassium
39mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
7.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
36.4g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* 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
F
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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