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One Pan Light and Easy Chicken Piccata

One Pan Light and Easy Chicken Piccata

Finding an easy and delicious dinner idea is hard enough. Finding one that is easy, delicious, healthy and made in just one pan? That is like a dinnertime unicorn! This One Pan Light and Easy Chicken Piccata may be just the unicorn you are looking for.

First up….gather your ingredients:

  • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup capers
  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, packed in water, drained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can mushrooms, drained

 

Dredging chicken in flour

Dredge your chicken breasts in flour. Preheat the olive oil in a  large skillet over medium heat. Saute the minced garlic until lightly browned.

brown chicken on both sides

Add your chicken to the pan and brown on both sides (2-3 minutes per side).

Add veggies to chicken picatta

Add artichokes, mushrooms, capers and lemon juice to the pan and stir.

cooking chicken picatta

Simmer uncovered for 30-35 minutes turning the chicken while it simmers to baste in sauce. Cook until chicken breast juices run clear.

Chicken Picatta 2

Serve and enjoy! You can also slice the breasts in half lengthways to make 4 smaller chicken portions if preferred.

Easy Potato Roses

Chicken piccata is delicious served with rice, noodles or potatoes. I think my potato roses would be the perfect presentations to go with this lovely dish.

One Pan Light and Easy Chicken Piccata

Easy Chicken PIcatta

Light and Easy Chicken Piccata

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This Chicken Piccata one pan wonder is quick and delicious plus it's healthy!

Ingredients

  • 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup capers
  • 14 oz artichoke hearts, packed in water, drained
  • 4 oz mushrooms, canned, drained or fresh

Instructions

  1. Dredge your chicken breasts in flour. Preheat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute the minced garlic until lightly browned.
  2. Add your chicken to the pan and brown on both sides (2-3 minutes per side).
  3. Add artichokes, mushrooms, capers and lemon juice to the pan and stir.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 30-35 minutes turning the chicken while it simmers to baste in sauce. Cook until chicken breast juices run clear.

Notes

Serve and enjoy! You can also slice the breasts in half lengthways to make 4 smaller chicken portions if preferred.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 310Saturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 881mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 21g

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