Healthy Chicken Piccata Recipe for Two

Sep 8 2023
This healthy version of the classic chicken piccata recipe is a perfect dinner for two! The bright flavor of lemon and capers pairs sooo nicely with the pan-seared chicken. Serve it up over your "noodles" of choice: spiralized zucchini, spaghetti squash, hearts of palm pasta, bean-based noodles, whole-grain spaghetti… You make the call!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken Piccata Recipe

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1/2 of recipe: 265 calories, 9g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 551mg sodium, 8.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 33g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


Two 5-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. whole-wheat flour

1 1/2 tsp. olive oil

1/4 cup chicken broth

1 tsp. cornstarch

2 tbsp. dry white wine

2 tsp. capers, drained

2 tsp. light butter

1 tsp. chopped garlic

1 tsp. lemon juice


Season chicken cutlets with salt and pepper.

Place flour in a wide bowl. Evenly coat chicken with flour.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add oil, and heat for 1 minute. Add chicken. Cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Set aside, and cover to keep warm.

In a small nonstick pot, combine broth with cornstarch. Stir to dissolve. Add wine, capers, butter, garlic, and lemon juice. Stir well. Set heat to medium low. Stirring frequently, cook until sauce has slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

Serve chicken topped with sauce.


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