Tenderized chicken breasts are cooked with lemon slices and served in a mouthwatering sauce of garlic, wine and lemon juice in this chicken piccata dinner.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl stir together broth and cornstarch; set aside. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, flatten chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap until 1/2 inch thick. In a shallow dish stir together flour, salt and pepper. Dip chicken into flour mixture, turning to coat.

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  • In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add chicken; cook 8 to 9 minutes or until done (165 degrees F), turning once. Remove from skillet; keep warm. If desired, add lemon slices to skillet. Cook 30 to 60 seconds or until brown, turning once. Remove from skillet.

  • For sauce, in skillet melt butter over medium. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds. Carefully add wine. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring to scrape up crusty brown bits. Stir in cornstarch mixture. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 1 minute or until thick. Stir in lemon juice, capers and thyme.

  • Drizzle chicken with sauce and top with lemon slices and additional thyme.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; protein 27.2g 54% DV; carbohydrates 9.7g 3% DV; dietary fiber 0.6g 2% DV; sugars 0.5g; fat 9.6g 15% DV; saturated fat 2.5g 13% DV; cholesterol 87.9mg 29% DV; vitamin a iu 274.1IU 6% DV; vitamin c 7.2mg 12% DV; folate 39.5mcg 10% DV; calcium 23.4mg 2% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 39.5mg 14% DV; potassium 460.7mg 13% DV; sodium 354.1mg 14% DV.