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Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata
Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata

Easy Lemon-Chicken Piccata

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Cook Minutes 35 Min
Prep : 35 Min
Crispy chicken, fresh lemon juice and parsley come together for one outstanding dish that’s ready to serve at your table any night of the week - this chicken recipe is simple enough for a weeknight entrée but it's also perfect for everyday entertaining.
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4 Servings
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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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
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Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
Step 3
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.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Special Extra
Add 1 Tbsp. capers to skillet with the butter and lemon slices.
Serving Suggestion
Serve over hot cooked angel hair pasta.
You should get about 3/4 cup juice from the 2-1/2 lemons.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 18 g
Saturated fat 5 g
25 %
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 450 mg
19 %
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 27 g
Vitamin A
4 %
Vitamin C
30 %
6 %
10 %
4 servings, 1/4 recipe (149 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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