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Chicken Piccata with Lemon Caper Sauce

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"Sometimes when I want a taste of home, I turn to this dish. The wonderful acidity of lemons and capers combine with white wine to create the delicious sauce that compliments tender sautéed chicken. Just thinking about this satisfying dish makes me hungry!" - Fabio Viviani

45MIN

Total Cooking Time

14

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
2
Serves 2
1
Chicken Bouillon Cube
1 3/4 cups
Broccolini
1/4 cup
White Cooking Wine
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
4 cloves
1/2 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
3/4 cup
Water
1/2 Tbsp
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Directions

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Step 1
Zest the Lemon (1) and then cut in half; set zest and lemon halves aside.
Step 2
Finely chop Garlic (4 cloves) ; set aside.
Step 3
In a small bowl, mix together Water (3/4 cup) and Chicken Bouillon Cube (1) ; hold.
Step 4
Trim the Broccolini (1 3/4 cups) ends of the broccolini; discard ends.
Step 5
Heat a medium non-stick sauté pan over high heat. When hot, add the lemon halves flesh-side down. Turn off heat and drizzle with Olive Oil (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 6
Turn the heat back on and sear for another 3 to 4 minutes until charred. Remove from heat. When cool, squeeze the juice out into another small bowl and hold.
Step 7
Pat dry the Chicken Breasts (2) with paper towels and place the chicken between plastic wrap. Pound evenly until 1/4 inch thick; set aside.
Step 8
Pour All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp) on a plate and season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp) ; mix to combine.
Step 9
Place chicken in the seasoned flour and turn to coat thoroughly. Tap off any excess seasoning.
Step 10
Heat Olive Oil (1 tsp) and the Butter (1 Tbsp) in a medium sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) .
Step 11
Add the chicken breast and cook on one side for 2 minutes. Add HALF of the garlic and turn chicken over.
Step 12
Add the roasted lemon juice, White Cooking Wine (1/4 cup) , lemon zest, Capers (2 Tbsp) and chicken broth. Reduce liquid until chicken is coated and sauce is slightly thickened.
Step 13
Heat Olive Oil (1 tsp) in a large sauté pan over medium-heat. Place the broccolini and Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) ; cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
Step 14
Add the Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 tsp) and the remaining garlic. Cook for 30 seconds; stir consistently then remove from heat and keep warm.
Step 15
In the center of two plates, place the broccolini. Place chicken on the side and top with caper sauce. Serve and enjoy!

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