Video:Chicken Piccatawith Rachel Edelman
Chicken Piccata is a traditional Italian favorite that even your pickiest eaters will love. It combines citrus and spices with warmth and simplicity.See Transcript
Transcript:Chicken PiccataHi, I'm Rachel Edelman for About.com Food and today I'm going to show you how to make Chicken Piccata.
Chicken Piccata IngredientsFor this recipe you will need:
- 5 to 7 chicken breast halves, boneless, no skin
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika, or to taste
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup chicken broth or water
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 8 thin slices of lemon
- 3 tablespoons capers (optional)
Prepping your ChickenPut chicken breasts between 2 sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap. pound to flatten to about 1/4-inch. In a shallow bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika. dredge chicken breasts to coat well.
Pre-Cook Chicken for PiccataHeat butter and olive oil in a large skillet. Sauté chicken breasts in batches, about 3 minutes on each side. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of fat.
Combine Chicken with Piccata IngredientsStir in chicken broth, scraping to loosen browned bits. Add lemon juice and heat through. Return chicken to the skillet with the lemon slices. heat until sauce thickens. Add capers. Serve with your favorite pasta and vegetables and enjoy.
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