Chicken Piccata

It’s about time for another post from me… well sorta. This one comes straight from my mom, well at least the recipe and pictures do.

Ever since I started this blog I’ve been trying to get my friends and family to guest post. It’s either they don’t know what to write or they forget to take pictures.  At this point, I’ll take what I can get from them and figure it out from there.

On another note, I like to say I inspired my friend to start a food blog, an Indian food blog.  I’m not sure if she would give me the credit for inspiring her but I like to think so.  She hasn’t official launched it and won’t tell me the name of it, but once she does, I will be sharing it on here.

Now on to the recipe shared by my mom…

Chicken Piccata

Serves 4
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

The Chicken Piccata Recipe comes from my favorite cook book.  It’s called Calico Pantry.  It is made up of  recipes  contributed to the charity United Cerebral Palsy  association of Nassau County, New York.  I’ve had this cookbook for 36 years.  The recipes are great and always come out perfect!! Even if you can’t cook you can’t go wrong  making any of these dishes.

From  the loud New Yorker : )

(BTW – ever since I wrote about finding a cookbook and referred to her as a loud NewYorker, she won’t let it go and now refers to herself as the loud New Yorker)


Ingredients Chicken Piccata

2 tbsp. Flour
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1 1/2 lb. Chicken cutlet
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


1 tbsp. Butter
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup wine


Combine flour,salt, and pepper to coat chicken.  In hot butter, saute chicken until well browned.  Add wine,lemon, and parsley and simmer,covered, for ten minutes.  Remove chicken to serving platter and keep warm.   Discard lemon or keep for use as garnish.

Chicken Piccata


Slowly heat butter in same skillet (pan).  Beat egg yolk with wine.  Slowly  add

To butter in skillet, stirring constantly. Cook over low heat stirring until sauce is thickened and hot.  Pour over chicken and  serve.

Chicken Piccata Sauce
Chicken Piccata Close up
Chicken Piccata close upChicken Piccata on Plate

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  1. The lemon and butter must taste so good on this chicken!! From another (sometimes) loud New Yorker, I give this a thumbs up!

  2. Two thumbs up from me too! This piccata looks fantastic!

  3. OHHHH This looks so yummy!!! Very excited to try it! I have a chicken piccata recipe that I adore, but I can’t take credit for it, it’s the Barefoot Contessa’s. Love her!

  4. I’ve asked my sister on a few occasions to do a guest post because she is a terrific cook, but she always forgets to take pictures, too … I’ve stopped asking. :)

    Mama’s food looks so good!! Love that sauce!

  5. Thanks for sharing! This looks tasty and very healthy!!! Have you tried substituting olive oil for the butter??

  6. Were we missing capers anywhere? Did I miss that part? Either way it looks delish!

  7. Thanks sherri for pointing that out. I’ll need to add that to the ingredients list. Add the capers towards the end.

  8. Hi!
    I’m new here and I love your site. This looks yummy to me.

  9. I was looking a for a simple chicken dish and this looks perfect . with lemon and butter .. mm mm mm :)

  10. i love chicken piccata- I would love to make this… What a good idea to have your friends and family guest post!

    I might get my mom to start contributing!

  11. Looks good. I think that you should make chicken marsala next. What do you think?

  12. This looks so yummy and healthy :)

  13. I love piccata – it seems that we are both craving it… Great sauce to spoon over veggies too!

  14. great idea! these look so yummy!!!

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