Chicken piccata with lemon sauce is exquisite and easy to prepare. Seasoned with parmesan and parsley, the chicken cooks up golden brown, then is drizzled with a light lemon sauce. The light and luscious lemon sauce really pop without being too acidic, it is simply divine.
- 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
- 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup egg substitute
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth, divided
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 5 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow dish, combine the egg substitute, 2 tablespoons wine, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic, and hot pepper sauce. In another shallow dish, combine the flour, Parmesan cheese, parsley, and salt. Coat chicken with flour mixture, dip in egg substitute mixture, then coat again with flour mixture.
- In a large nonstick skillet, brown four chicken breast halves in 1-1/2 teaspoons oil for 3-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm. Drain drippings. Repeat with remaining chicken and oil. Remove and keep warm.
- In the same pan, melt butter. Add the remaining wine and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Boil, uncovered until sauce is reduced by a fourth. Drizzle over chicken.