This meal is so versatile – cook it as a quick weeknight meal, or serve it for a special occasion – it is easy enough to make any day of the week but truly delivers on flavor. This is a restaurant quality dish that is sure to impress!

Chicken Piccata

  • Difficulty: easy
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πŸ‹2 lbs chicken breast, sliced thinly
πŸ‹ 1 cup flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
πŸ‹3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
πŸ‹2 tbsp butter
πŸ‹1 lemon, juiced
πŸ‹2 tbsp capers
πŸ‹1 cup chicken stock
πŸ‹Chopped parsley and lemon slices, for garnish.


  1. Season flour with salt and pepper in a baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet. Dredge the chicken in the flour and shake off the excess. Pan fry until golden, and flip.
  3. Repeat in batches and set aside.
  4. When the chicken is done, add lemon juice, chicken stock, capers and butter to the remaining oil. Whisk together and bring to a simmer. Set the heat on medium low, and return chicken to the pan.
  5. Cook for at least 5 minutes, spooning the sauce over the chicken. Plate when the inside of the chicken reads 165 degrees F.
  6. Cover the chicken with remaining sauce, then garnish with parsley and lemon slices. Enjoy!

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