Home-Style Chicken Piccata


Boneless skinless chicken breasts that are deceptively simple. Easy and tasty. Perfect quick chicken dinner served with buttered noodles and string beans. This is a kid- and family-favorite.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • ½ lemon


  1. Whisk flour, garlic powder, and paprika together in a bowl. Beat egg in a separate bowl. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.

  2. Dip chicken in egg until coated. Dredge chicken through flour mixture until evenly coated, shaking off excess.

  3. Fry chicken in the melted butter until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Add chicken broth to skillet, cover, and cook until chicken is not longer pink in the center, about 20 minutes. Squeeze lemon over chicken.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of breading ingredients. The actual amount of breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
15g Fat
14g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 137mg 46%
Sodium 388mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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