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Chicken Piccata
4 chicken breasts pounded thin
juice of 2 lemons
1/2 cup of white wine
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons of butter
flour spread on a plate for dredging
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup of olive oil


1. Dredge each chicken breast in flour to coat and shake off excess.

2. Heat oil in a large saute pan set on medium heat.

3. Place chicken breasts in pan and cook until lightly browned on both sides, about 2-3 minutes for each side.

4. Drain the oil and add butter, wine, lemon, salt and pepper.

5. Cook for 1 minute.

6. Add the chicken broth and cook until the liquid is reduced by half, 5 to 6 minutes(sprinkle a little flour in when it starts boiling to thicken).

7. Transfer Chicken to serving dishes, top with sauce and a slice of lemon for garnish.

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Preparation Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: Italy
Submitted by:
The Italian Chef
New York
United States
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