Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata

55  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 33 min total
  • Makes 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each.


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Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 large lemons, divided
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb./450 g)
  • 1/4 cup Miracle Whip Calorie-Wise Spread
  • 22 Ritz Crackers, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup 25%-less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. butter

Instructions

  • 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.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraAdd 1 Tbsp. capers to skillet with butter and lemon slices.

Serving SuggestionServe over hot cooked angel hair pasta.

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

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Nutrition Information

Makes 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 350 
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 75 mg
  • Sodium 440 mg
  • Carbohydrate 20 g
  • Dietary fibre 2 g
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 28 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 60 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 10 %DV

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