Lemon Chicken Picata

Lemon Chicken Picata

Chicken in a wine, lemon, butter, and caper sauce – truly Delicious!

Difficulty: Beginner
Servings: 2
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Main:

Lemon Sauce:

Method

  1. Pound the chicken breasts to flatten. Drizzle Chicken with a little olive oil and coat all over.

  2. Pound the chicken breasts to flatten. Drizzle Chicken with a little olive oil and coat all over.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet then add the butter and let it melt.

  4. Brown chicken pieces until golden and remove onto a plate. Pour out and discard fat then give it a clean with paper towels.

  5. Cook and stir the garlic until fragrant, about 20 seconds. Add the wine and chicken stock and let it simmer for about five minutes.

  6. Add lemon juice and simmer one minute, then stir in the mixed cornflour and continue to simmer until thickened then add heavy cream if using.

  7. Add butter and swirl pan to make it melt but not go foamy. Stir in the capers and parsley then add the chicken and continue to simmer until chicken is heated through approximately two to three minutes.

  8. Serve and enjoy!