Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata

35 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each

Crispy chicken, fresh lemon juice and parsley come together for one outstanding dish that’s ready to serve at your table any night of the week - this chicken recipe is simple enough for a weeknight entrée but it's also perfect for everyday entertaining.

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  • Cut 4 thin lemon slices from half of 1 lemon. Squeeze juice from remaining lemons; set aside. Coat chicken with Miracle Whip, then cracker crumbs.
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. Turn; cook on medium heat 5 min. or until chicken is golden brown on both sides and done (170ºF). Transfer chicken to platter; sprinkle with parsley. Cover to keep warm. Carefully wipe out skillet with paper towel.
  • Add lemon juice and broth to skillet; cook on medium-high heat 6 to 8 min. or until slightly reduced, stirring occasionally. Add butter and lemon slices; cook and stir on low heat 3 to 4 min. or until butter is melted and lemons are heated through. Serve over chicken.

Special Extra

Add 1 Tbsp. capers to skillet with the butter and lemon slices.

Serving Suggestion

Serve over hot cooked angel hair pasta.


You should get about 3/4 cup juice from the 2-1/2 lemons.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • dmartin37 |

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  • pro249 |

    This is an easy yet tasty way to serve chicken. I added finely diced shallots to the sauce for what I felt was a richer taste. I also added the capers as they also add a great taste to this recipe. T. S.