Chicken Piccata

8 reviews

This luscious lemony butter dish is a favorite in Italy!

Camille C.
Camille C.
Very easy

2 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

715 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Pot (small), Frying pan, Grater


Chicken breast
Flour (all-purpose)

Step 1

Dredge both sides of the chicken in flour.

Chicken breast
Butter (unsalted)

Step 2

Melt half the butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the chicken. Brown for 3-4 min on each side.

Pasta (pappardelle)

Step 3

Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

Chicken breast

Step 4

Remove the chicken from the pan, while keeping the pan over medium heat. Set the chicken aside & cover to keep warm.


Step 5

Add most of the capers to the hot pan. Sauté for 1 min.

White wine
Butter (unsalted)

Step 6

Add the white wine, lemon juice & the rest of the butter. Reduce the heat to low, stir & let the sauce thicken.

Chicken breast

Step 7

Return the chicken to the pan. Season with salt & pepper. Spoon the sauce over the chicken.


Step 8

Serve the chicken & lemon-butter sauce over the pasta. Garnish with the rest of the capers, lemon zest, pepper & a drizzle of oil. Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy715 cal.
Fat31 g
Carbohydrates68 g
Protein46 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Chicken Piccata" contains 715 Energy, 31 g of Fat, 68 g of Carbohydrates, 46 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Chicken Piccata