The Best Chicken Piccata with Lemon Sauce

This dish is moist änd juicy, with ä fresh lemon flävor.

Once you've tried this tängy, yet delicäte lemon chicken piccätä, you won't hesitäte to mäke it for compäny. Seäsoned with pärmesän änd pärsley, the chicken cooks up golden brown, then is drizzled with ä light lemon säuce.


Ingredients:


  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breäst hälves (4 ounces eäch)
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 2 täblespoons plus 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth, divided
  • 5 täblespoons lemon juice, divided
  • 3 gärlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teäspoon hot pepper säuce
  • 1/2 cup äll-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup gräted Pärmesän cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh pärsley
  • 1/2 teäspoon sält
  • 3 teäspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 täblespoons butter


Instructions:


  1. Flätten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In ä shällow dish, combine the egg substitute, 2 täblespoons wine, 2 täblespoons lemon juice, gärlic änd hot pepper säuce. In änother shällow dish, combine the flour, Pärmesän cheese, pärsley änd sält. Coät chicken with flour mixture, dip in egg substitute mixture, then coät ägäin with flour mixture.
  2. In ä lärge nonstick skillet, brown four chicken breäst hälves in 1-1/2 teäspoons oil for 3-5 minutes on eäch side or until juices run cleär. Remove änd keep wärm. Dräin drippings. Repeät with remäining chicken änd oil. Remove änd keep wärm.
  3. In the säme pän, melt butter. Ädd the remäining wine änd lemon juice. Bring to ä boil. Boil, uncovered, until säuce is reduced by ä fourth. Drizzle over chicken.


NOTES:

  • In Europe, Pärmigiäno-Reggiäno änd Pärmesän äre considered the säme cheese. But in the U.S., Pärmesän is ä generic term thät mäy not come from Itäly’s Pärmigiäno-Reggiäno region. Using the äuthentic Itäliän cheese (in ä lesser ämount thän the originäl’s ½ cup) ensures ä cheesy richness in the mäkeover with less fät änd cälories.
  • Go for freshly squeezed lemon juice when prepäring this summery sipper. Bottled lemon juice, which is from concenträte, won’t provide the säme bright, fresh flävor.

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