Chicken piccata

Chicken piccata
Chicken piccata

Chicken piccata is a traditional Italian dish. For this recipe you will need capers, lemon and white wine. You can substitute chicken with beef or even fish.


  • Chicken breast – 4 pcs.
  • Wheat flour – 70 g.
  • Salt – to taste
  • Ground black pepper – to taste
  • Olive oil – 5 tbs.
  • Butter – 80 g.
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Capers – 2 tbs.
  • Dry white wine – 100 ml.
  • Chicken broth – 200 ml
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbs.
  • Parsley ‚Äď 30 g.
Chicken piccata calories
Chicken piccata calories

How to make chicken piccata

Step 1. Beat the chicken breast. Season with salt and pepper. Roll in flour and remove excess.

chicken meat

Step 2. Melt the butter in a large frying pan (preferably in a saucepan) and add a little olive oil. Fry the chicken fillet until golden brown, about 5 minutes on each side over medium heat. Transfer the fillet to a plate.

Step 3. Add chopped garlic and capers to the pan. Add lemon juice, wine and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, salt and pepper.

lemon juice

Step 4. Return the chicken fillet back to the pan. Simmer for about 5 minutes until the sauce has reduced slightly.

chicken picatta with capers

Step 5. Serve on a large plate with pasta. Pour the sauce on the meat and garnish with lemon wedges and chopped parsley.

Enjoy your meal!