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Chicken Picatta Recipe

Updated on September 26, 2013

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The Ingredients:

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Recipe in Rebus:

left to right, garlic prep. Set aside.
left to right, garlic prep. Set aside.
lay plastic wrap flat, place chicken breasts, cover with 2nd sheet of plastic wrap
lay plastic wrap flat, place chicken breasts, cover with 2nd sheet of plastic wrap
pound thin with mallet
pound thin with mallet
front and back
front and back
coat with flour--pressing into the meat
coat with flour--pressing into the meat
like so...
like so...
fork an egg...;)
fork an egg...;)
to a nice blend
to a nice blend
melt butter & oil over medium heat
melt butter & oil over medium heat
set up a work station at stove top. Floured cutlets--egg wash--pan of sizzling oil/butter mix. Grab cutlet, dip--
set up a work station at stove top. Floured cutlets--egg wash--pan of sizzling oil/butter mix. Grab cutlet, dip--
--and place in pan
--and place in pan
filling, but not overcrowding pan
filling, but not overcrowding pan
flip after 2 minutes. Remove & set aside
flip after 2 minutes. Remove & set aside
add another pat of butter to pan
add another pat of butter to pan
add garlic, and cook until sizzling
add garlic, and cook until sizzling
add stock
add stock
add wine
add wine
add capers
add capers
remove from heat and add lemon...
remove from heat and add lemon...
return cutlets to pan
return cutlets to pan
roll 'em around in all that lemony, capery, whiny hehehe--goodness, and...
roll 'em around in all that lemony, capery, whiny hehehe--goodness, and...

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. chicken breast, boneless is nice
  • ½ cup NS chicken stock
  • ½ - ¾ cup white wine, dry is best
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup capers
  • ¼ - ½ cup flour
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 2 eggs, cage free & free range is best
  • to taste fresh ground pepper

How to Do It:

  1. Peel and mince garlic cloves. Set aside.
  2. On different cutting board, lay flat a piece of plastic wrap. Place chicken breasts atop this, and cover with another sheet of wrap. You now have have a sandwich with plastic as "bread".
  3. Pound the chicken with meat mallet until it's nice and thin. Start in the middle, and work your way out to ensure you don't damage integrity of filet.
  4. Dredge chicken in flour, pressing the flour into the meat.
  5. Fork beat 2 eggs to a wash.
  6. Grab all of this and head over to the stove. Heat oil/butter mix to sizzling over medium heat.
  7. Set up an assembly line style work station as follows. Chicken--> Egg Wash --> Pan of sizzling oil/butter. Dip floured chicken into egg wash, really coating them, and place into pan.
  8. Cook @ 2 minutes either side. Remove and set aside.
  9. Melt a pat of butter in this pan to add to the drippings and fend...
  10. When melted, add garlic and cook until just sizzling.
  11. Add NS chicken stock.
  12. Add wine.
  13. Add capers. Cook about 5 minutes.
  14. Return chicken pieces to the sauce.
  15. Coat well. Serve atop rice or noodles, and add a side salad, and you are sitting pretty. ;)

Tuck into a rice "bed", add a salad, and have at it!

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      thank you, Eiddie...I am sorry I didn't thank you sooner--I seem to miss these notifications a lot. But thank you. It's very kind, and heartening, too. :)

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      Hi Chitrangada--i hope you get this...I always mess up the "reply" part if there is more than one comment. (whoopsie!)

      I think the pictures pretty much make this an interesting visual (or not) since we all know how to prepare these easy dishes.

      Thank you for voting..:) I hope you have a wonderful, relaxing weekend.

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      DDE--thank you! I am sorry I missed seeing this sooner...it makes my day. :)

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      thank you, Oliver's Mum! That is very nice to hear, and it IS so easy. :)

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      oliversmum 3 years ago from australia

      CharronsChatter. Hi. Your recipe sounds and looks like it is easy to prepare, as well as being very tasty, will be trying it for sure. Thanks for sharing it with us. Thumbs up and Interesting. :) :)

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Chicken Picatta Recipe looks so delicious an easy to follow recipe so well explained step by step it its time making pies nearly winter so glad I saw this recipe.

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      Hi Eiddwen,

      How are you? Thank you very much for coming by. I guess I am creating a virtual cook book! I hope the weekend finds you free to dream and compose...:)

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      Karen Robiscoe 3 years ago from California

      Hi Chitrangada--i hope you get this...I always mess up the "reply" part if there is more than one comment. (whoopsie!)

      I think the pictures pretty much make this an interesting visual (or not) since we all know how to prepare these easy dishes.

      Thank you for voting..:) I hope you have a wonderful, relaxing weekend.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      This looks so delicious!

      And you have hardly missed any step in the pictures. Therefore it would be easy to follow, when we prepare this recipe.

      Thanks for sharing the details! Voted up!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful recipe Charron for me to vote up and save. Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.