Chicken Piccata Recipe

This gluten-free Chicken Piccata recipe is so exceptionally elegant you will not believe it is a quick and easy main dish made from simple ingredients commonly stocked in your kitchen!

Updated April 12, 2018

This gluten-free Chicken Piccata recipe is so exceptionally elegant you will not believe it is a quick and easy main dish made from simple ingredients commonly stocked in your kitchen!

Tip


Use a vegetable peeler to easily pull capers from their narrow neck bottle.  The brine will neatly drain back into the jar as you lift out the capers.


Imagine succulent, juicy meat bathed in a piquant sauce provocatively slipping over your tongue and teasing your taste buds; the alluring aroma scintillates your senses.

Your eyes slide heavenward.

A sigh escapes your lips and you melt at the awesomeness of this luscious lemony dish.

Mm-mm!

It tastes so good!

If you want a gourmet dinner that makes a gorgeous presentation for guests and that cooks up quickly to satisfy a hungry family on busy weeknights, then this Chicken Piccata recipe is what you are looking for.

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Chicken Piccata Recipe


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Chicken Piccata Recipe


Your family will love this Italian take on the well loved combination of chicken and lemon!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
- 1/2 cup White Gluten Free Flour Blend
- 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- dash black pepper
- 4 chicken breasts, sliced in half crosswise and pounded thin
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 large onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons dry white wine
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon capers, minced
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- chicken stock (optional)
- 1 lemon, sliced thin
- parsley sprigs

Instructions:
1. In a large plastic bag, combine flour, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.
2. Dredge chicken pieces in flour mixture.
3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil until shimmering over medium high heat.
4. Carefully add dredged chicken pieces to the hot oil.
5. Cook until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
6. Reduce heat to medium.
7. Push the chicken to the sides and add butter to center of pan.
8. Add onion and sauté just until onion is translucent.
9. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
10. Increase heat to medium high.
11. Add wine, lemon juice, capers and chopped parsley, and cook until sauce thickens.
12. If sauce is too thick or more sauce is desired, add chicken stock or water.
13. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs.

Tags:
Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Nut-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free




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Note:  use volume-based imperial/metric measuring spoons and dry measuring cups marked in milliliters; see Kitchen Equipment and Tools.

Ingredients

  • 125 ml White Gluten Free Flour Blend
  • 5 ml poultry seasoning
  • 5 ml salt
  • dash black pepper
  • 3 chicken breasts, sliced in half crosswise and pounded thin
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 30 ml butter
  • 1/4 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 30 ml dry white wine
  • 30 ml lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, minced
  • 30 ml chopped parsley
  • chicken stock (optional)
  • 1 lemon, sliced thin
  • parsley sprigs

Instructions

  1. In a large plastic bag, combine flour, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.
  2. Dredge chicken pieces in flour mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil until shimmering over medium high heat.
  4. Carefully add dredged chicken pieces to the hot oil.
  5. Cook until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
  6. Reduce heat to medium.
  7. Push the chicken to the sides and add butter to center of pan.
  8. Add onion and sauté just until onion is translucent.
  9. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  10. Increase heat to medium high.
  11. Add wine, lemon juice, capers and chopped parsley, and cook until sauce thickens.
  12. If sauce is too thick or more sauce is desired, add chicken stock or water.
  13. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs.




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