Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata

What Is Chicken Piccata?

This easy recipe is a comfort classic with bright flavors of lemon, parsley, and vinegary capers, browned crust on chicken breasts, and cream sauce.

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Dredge the Chicken

Slice the chicken breasts in half and coat with flour and Italian seasoning.

Prepare the Skillet

Add butter to a skillet over medium-high heat and once it is hot, add the chicken to the skillet.

Cook the Chicken

Brown both sides of the chicken, cooking about 2-3 minutes each side. Remove and set on a plate.

Make the Sauce

Reduce heat to medium and add remaining butter and garlic.

Simmer the Sauce

Add lemon juice, lemon zest, chicken broth, cream, capers and flour, and simmer until no lumps remain.

Add the Chicken

Add the chicken back in and let it simmer in the cream sauce for 7-10 minutes.


Remove from heat and allow to cool a little before serving. Enjoy!

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