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chicken piccata recipe

One of my Favourite Dishes: Chicken Piccata Recipe

Thrifty Mom Media
Scrumptious chicken piccata is one of my favourite meals to order at the restaurant. Now you can make it at home for a fraction of the cost.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings


  • Ingredients:
  • 2 large chicken breasts cut in half
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/2 lemon cut in slices
  • 1/2 C dry white cooking wine
  • 1/2 C chicken stock
  • 1/4 C drained capers
  • 2 TBSP fresh parsley chopped
  • Pkg of thin spaghetti


  • -Sift flour, salt and pepper. Place ingredients on a large dinner plate.
  • -Pound the chicken breasts that you have cut in half to about 1/4 inch thick.
  • -Cut the chicken breasts in half again.
  • -Coat the 4 chicken breasts in the flour mixture.
  • -Using a large skillet on high heat.
  • -Combine 1 TBSP of butter and olive oil and cook until slightly brown in color.
  • -Cook chicken on both sides until slightly brown.
  • -Remove from heat.
  • - Cook the garlic in the remaining sauce on medium heat 1 minute.
  • -Add lemon juice stirring the browned flour mixture in the skillet.
  • - In the same pan pour in the white cooking wine, chicken stock, lemon slices, and capers.
  • -Reduce the above liquid in half by cooking it for up to 5 minutes.
  • -Add salt and pepper if needed.
  • -Add the remaining butter and parsley to the skillet.
  • -Reheat the chicken in the skillet with the prepared sauce.
  • -Heat water and when hot enough add pasta.
  • -Cook pasta until ready.
  • -Toss the sauce from the chicken with the spaghetti.
  • -Add the cooked chicken.
  • -Plate chicken on top of the noodles
  • -Add one of the sliced lemons to each piece of chicken when on the plate. Enjoy!!
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