RITZ Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata

RITZ Easy Lemon Chicken Piccata

Prep time10 min
Total time35min
ServingsMakes 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each.
  • 3 large lemons, divided
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb./450 g)
  • 22 Ritz Crackers, finely crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • Cut 4 thin lemon slices from half of 1 lemon. Reserve lemon slices for later use. Squeeze juice from remaining 2-1/2 lemons; set aside.
  • Spread mayonnaise onto tops of chicken breasts. Sprinkle cracker crumbs evenly over chicken.
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. Turn; reduce heat to medium and continue to cook 5 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF) and golden brown.
  • 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 sauce is slightly reduced, stirring occasionally. Add butter and reserved lemon slices; cook and stir on low heat 3 to 4 min. or until butter is melted and lemon slices are heated through. Serve over chicken.
Recipe Tips
  • Special Extra
    Add 1 Tbsp. capers to skillet along with the butter and lemon slices.
  • Serving Suggestion
    Serve over hot cooked angel hair pasta.
  • Note
    You should get about 3/4 cup juice from the 2-1/2 lemons.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 19g 
   Saturated 4.5g 
Cholesterol 65mg 
Sodium 380mg 
Carbohydrate 16g 
   Sugars 3g 
Protein 25g 
Vitamin A4 %DV
Vitamin C60 %DV
Calcium3 %DV
Iron9 %DV
Potassium8 %DV

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