Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata
Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    small lemons, cut into thin rounds

  • 1 1/2

    teaspoons sugar

  • 4

    garlic cloves, halved

  • 4

    (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, pounded to 3/4-inch thickness

  • 1/2

    teaspoon kosher salt, divided

  • 1/2

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil, divided

  • 2

    tablespoons unsalted butter, divided

  • 1

    teaspoon grated shallot

  • 1/2

    teaspoon grated garlic

  • 1

    oregano sprig

  • 1

    thyme sprig

  • 1/2

    cup dry white wine

  • 1

    cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)

  • 1

    teaspoon all-purpose flour

  • 1

    tablespoon capers, rinsed and drained

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

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Directions

1. Combine lemon slices, sugar, and garlic in a medium bowl. 2. Sprinkle chicken with 3/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil; swirl to coat. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Place chicken on a plate. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add lemon mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until lemon slices are lightly browned, turning occasionally. Return lemon mixture to bowl. 3. Wipe pan with paper towels. Heat pan over medium heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons butter to pan; swirl until butter melts. Add shallot, 1/2 teaspoon grated garlic, oregano sprig, and thyme sprig; cook 1 minute. Add wine to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; cook 3 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates. Add remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, stock, and flour to pan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 2/3 cup. Remove pan from heat; discard oregano and thyme sprigs. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons butter and capers, stirring until butter melts. Return chicken and any juices to pan; turn to coat with sauce. Top chicken with lemon mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Adam Hickman

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