Creamy Chicken Piccata Recipe

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Source: www.cookingclassy.com

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Creamy Chicken Piccata Recipe

Ingredients

· 2 (10 - 11 oz each) chicken breasts, (butterflied and halved)· 1/3 cup all-purpose flour· Salt and freshly ground black pepper· 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil· 1 Tbsp minced garlic· 1 1/4 cups + 1 Tbsp low-sodium chicken broth· 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch· 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice· 1 Tbsp butter· 1/4 cup heavy cream· 3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley· 2 Tbsp capers, (rinsed)

Instructions

Step 1After cutting chicken let it rest at room temperature 10 minutes. In a shallow dish whisk together flour, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.Step 2Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge both sides of chicken cutlets in flour mixture then add to skillet.Step 3Sear chicken, without moving, until browned on bottom, about 4 - 5 minutes then flip chicken and cook opposite side until golden brown on bottom and chicken has cooked through (reducing burner temperature slightly as needed and tilting pan slightly to redistribute oil) about 4 - 5 minutes longer (chicken should register 165 degrees in center). Transfer chicken to a plate and keep warm.Step 4Add garlic to remaining oil in pan (there should be about 1 tsp oil left if not just add a tsp), saute just until slightly golden.Step 5Pour in 1 1/4 cups chicken broth and bring to a boil, while scraping up browned bits from bottom of pan. Allow broth to simmer until reduced by half, about 4 - 5 minutes.Step 6Whisk together remaining 1 Tbsp chicken broth with cornstarch, then pour mixture into broth in skillet along with lemon juice. Allow to simmer until thickened slightly then remove from heat.Step 7Stir in butter and pour in cream. Season with salt if needed and pepper.Step 8Return chicken to skillet. Spoon sauce over chicken, sprinkle with capers and parsley. Serve warm.