chicken piccata recipe

Chicken Piccata Recipe

This extra-lemony Chicken Piccata recipe is beyond tasty! Browned, flavorful, thinly sliced, chicken breasts, smothered with an ultra rich & creamy lemon gravy of the chicken piccata sauce… WHOA!  And let’s not forget the beautifully briny bite with each caper…. simply MOUTH WATERING!  Beautiful to look at, beautiful to eat, what could be better?!   CHEERS

chicken piccata recipe

Chicken Piccata Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 4-5 Thinly Sliced Chicken Breast
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 4 SM Lemons
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Capers
  • 2 tablspoons Flour ( for gravy )
  • 1 Pinch of  Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Parsley


For Chicken:

  • *Wash Chicken thoroughly & pat dry.
    Lightly Salt and Pepper chicken 
    Dredge each piece of Chicken in Flour  

For Piccata Gravy:

  • In a large pan…
    Melt 3 Tbsp Butter over medium heat
    Add Chicken to pan.
    Fry until a rich golden brown crust has formed on both sides ( and chicken is cooked through )
    Once chicken is browned and cooked through, remove from pan and place on top pf paper towel, in a single layer, cover with foil.
    In the SAME pan you cooked the Chicken in…
    Add the rest of the Butter 
    Once Butter has melted, whisk in 2 Tbsp Flour, continuously whisking. Flour and Butter will begin to bubble. Continue to whisk about  3 minutes.
    Add Chicken Stock to pan, stir. * Make sure to scrape up any browned bits from the Chicken so that they can mix in with the gravy, this adds flavor.
    Continuously stir the gravy
    Add the juice of 2.5 Lemons * Make sure to catch the lemon seeds from falling in =)
    Add Capers
    Add Salt & Pepper
    Add Lemon slices from 1.5 Lemons to the gravy
    Remove after about 5 minutes – set aside ( for garnishing )
    Continuously stir and cook gravy for about 20 minutes.
    Add Chicken back to pan & cover all sides with the gravy
    Let simmer an additional 5-7 minutes.
    Garnish with Lemon slices & Fresh Parsley
    Buon Appetito e Mangia Bene!
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