Healthy Chicken Piccata

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

A great dish to serve at a dinner party. Easy preparation, quick and healthy.


  • 4 Sanderson Farms® Thinly Sliced Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brined capers, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 8 ounces dry whole wheat pasta, cooked
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Nutritional Information (PER SERVING)

Calories: 510
Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
Sodium: 730mg
Carbohydrate: 55g
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Sugars: 3g
Protein: 47g


  1. Season chicken with salt and black pepper. Dredge chicken in flour and shake off excess. Reserve 1 tablespoon of flour and mix with cornstarch.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in 12-inch non-stick skillet.
  3. Add chicken and cook 3 minutes. Turn chicken over and cook 3 more minutes to brown. Remove chicken from skillet.
  4. Add the chicken broth, lemon juice, capers and the flour and cornstarch mixture to the skillet. Stir with a whisk and bring to a boil.
  5. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 5 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF.
  6. Serve chicken and sauce over pasta and garnish with parsley.