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Light Chicken Piccata Recipe

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


Submitted by mherschbach

Makes 4 servings



Do not use flour to lighten up more. Also, yogurt probably does not count since you rinse it off.

Recipe Ingredients for Light Chicken Piccata

8 ounces nonfat plain yogurt
456 g Boneless Skinless chicken Breasts
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon paprika
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon butter
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
8 oz white vermouth
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons capers

Recipe Directions for Light Chicken Piccata

  1. Coat chicken with yogurt, cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.

  2. Rinse chicken, and pat dry with paper towels.

  3. In a bowl, stir together flour, paprika, salt, and pepper.

  4. Heat oil, margarine, and 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice in skillet over medium heat. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. Place chicken in skillet; cook, turning to brown both sides, about 15 minutes.

  5. Remove chicken to a plate, and keep warm.

  6. Pour vermouth into skillet, and scrape brown bits with a wooden spoon. Stir in garlic, 1/4 cup lemon juice, water, and capers. Cook until reduced by half.

  7. Return chicken to the pan, and simmer 3 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 319.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
423
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Sodium
274mg
11%
Potassium
492mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
21.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
37.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 13% Iron 13%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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