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Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemon Chicken Piccata

Your Family will Love this Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata for a Family Dinner.

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Lemon Chicken Piccata
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 262 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/4 lb. boneless chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • 2 medium lemons one cut into 4 wedges, the other lemon sliced.
  • 1-1/2 tablepsoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons capers


  1. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and garlic powder.

  2. Place each chicken breast between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound lightly with a meat mallet or small skillet.

  3. Cut one lemon into 4 wedges.

  4. Add oil and juice from 2 wedges of lemon to the skillet. Heat to medium-high.

  5. Add chicken pieces to the skillet and cook chicken 3-4 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through.

  6. Remove chicken from the skillet. Add butter and capers to the skillet, melting the butter,

  7. Stir in chicken broth and juice from the other 2 lemon wedges. Bring to a light boil/simmer and cook for about 1 minute.

  8. Add cooked chicken back to the pan and cover with a few slices of lemon. Let cook for about 3 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Chicken Piccata
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 673mg29%
Potassium 699mg20%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 30.6mg37%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.