Chicken piccata.Image via WikipediaThis is my take on chicken piccata. I make it in my electric skillet.. One of my son's favorite dishes.


1/2 lb mini penne .
1 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast pounded 1/4 inch thick
1/4 cup olive oil .
1/4 cup butter cut in pieces .
flour for dusting .
seasoning salt and pepper .
5 cloves garlic crushed .
1 15 oz can chicken broth .
1/2 cup white wine .
juice of 1/2 lemon .
1 tsp lemon zest .
1 tbsp capers .
1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley chopped
 Thin slices of lemon

How to make it

Cook penne in boiling salted water until al dente, drain and rinse in cool water
Combine seasoning salt and pepper with flour and dust the chicken
Heat electric skillet to 375
Heat olive oil in skillet until hot
Add chicken and brown well on both sides
Remove chicken from pan and keep warm,  add garlic  to pan and saute until fragrant
Deglaze skillet with white wine simmer until slightly reduced
Reduce heat to 350 add chicken broth , lemon juice, lemon zest, and  simmer on med-low for 10 minutes
Add cooked penne and simmer 5 more minutes until pasta absorbs some on the liquid
Add butter one piece at a time, stirring until combined with sauce
Add cooked chicken to reheat
Add capers and simmer 2 minutes
Serve chicken in bed of penne and top with chopped parsley and thin slices of lemon
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