This dish takes only minutes to cook, so make sure to have all the necessary elements organized, and prepare the chicken at the last moment.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt and white pepper. Lightly coat in flour. Shake off excess.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and butter, swirl them around the pan, and add the chicken. Turn the heat to high and saute the chicken 2 minutes per side. Pour in the wine, swirl it around the pan for 20 seconds, and turn over the chicken. Add the lemon juice and slices, swirl them around in the pan, and turn off the heat. Serve immediately with a small sprinkling of salt and white pepper.

Reviews (9)

54 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 13
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
09/18/2015
I agree, this recipe is delicious but you forgot a critical ingredient — capers! I added them right at the end with a little juice from the bottle and it gave the dish the needed tanginess.
Rating: Unrated
09/25/2012
So very easy to make and deliciouso!!
Rating: 5 stars
07/30/2012
This is just THE best chicken piccata recipe ever. It's so simple to make. I always cook it in a large cast iron skillet. I have made it for large groups and for smaller ones (i.e., for 5 -- my family) and it is ALWAYS a hit. I made it for a large group by putting the oven on 250, placing finished, cooked chicken in non-stick aluminum foil, and cooking in batches.
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Rating: Unrated
02/21/2012
I tried this recipe and It was fantastic. When my hubby and me sat down for dinner and taste it for the first time, we both look at each other and couldn't believe how the lemon taste so wonderful with the chicken. I used oat flour instead of All purpose flour. The mashed potatoes and green beans are sooo good too!
Rating: Unrated
02/13/2012
This was so simple and yummy! I defrosted some peas in the microwave and then threw them in the sauce for flavor before bringing them to the table.
Rating: Unrated
07/24/2011
I made this tonight and my husband couldn't get enough of it! The upshot is, he doesn't like anything "too lemony" but he really loved this recipe. It is sure to be one of the favorites in my recipe box. Love the show -- great, easy-to-follow (and understand) recipes. Thanks!
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Rating: 5 stars
07/20/2011
LOVE this recipe!!! I made this dish (chicken piccata) tonight and everyone practically licked the plate. I see why it's one of Lucinda's favorite. Super easy to make and LOTS of flavor. This will definitely be a regular in my household. Thanks for this gem, Lucinda! LOVE the show!!!!
Rating: 5 stars
05/24/2011
Thanks for a great recipe Lucinda! This was so fast and easy and delicious!
Rating: 5 stars
05/14/2011
Very tasty, super fast, easy to make. Takes only a few minutes. Perfect week nights and also to impress your guests !