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Skinny Lemon Chicken Piccata

Easy, delicious SKINNY and Gluten-Free Lemon Chicken Piccata. In this lighter version of the classic Chicken Piccata recipe we ditch the pasta for a side of fresh veggies!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, gluten-free, low carb dinner, Piccata
Servings: 4 people
Author: Silvia Ribas


  • Skillet


  • 4 unit skinless boneless chicken cutlets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free flour + 1 tbsp
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 whole lemon, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp capers
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch fresh parsley
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper then dredge in flour, coating both sides.
  • Heat oil in large skillet. Cook chicken on both sides until golden brown (about 3-5 minutes each side). Transfer chicken to a plate.
  • Remove excess fat from skillet. Add garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minutes). Add wine to deglaze and scrape up any brown bits from the skillet. Add chicken broth and reserved 1 tbsp gluten-free flour. Stir to combine. Add lemon slices, capers and butter. Cook on medium low (about 5 minutes).
  • Transfer chicken back to skillet and season with fresh pasley. Serve with your choice of vegetable