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Chicken Breasts in Caper Cream Sauce

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars
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"My husband (who is not a cook) developed this recipe when looking through what we had in the fridge. We love capers and my VERY picky 8-year old always asks for 'Daddy's chickie.'"
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Ingredients

20 m servings 313
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Season chicken breasts with lemon pepper, salt, dill weed, and garlic powder. Watch Now
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place breasts in skillet, and increase heat to medium-high. Turn chicken frequently, until brown, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 5 to 7 minutes, until breasts are cooked through. Remove chicken to a warm serving platter, and cover with foil. Watch Now
  3. Return skillet to stove, and increase heat to high. Whisk in whipping cream, whisking continuously until reduced to sauce consistency, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in capers. Pour sauce over chicken, and serve. Watch Now

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 313 calories; 21.2 1.8 28.2 132 974 Full nutrition

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Four stars as written, as I believe that with just cream the sauce would lack dimension and would be rather flat. I embellished upon the recipe which made this dish a solid five star recipe. T...

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What did I do wrong??? All the reviews were good and it seemed like a simple recipe but my sauce curdled! I did use fat free half n half (and it was fresh) but other than that I followed the re...

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Four stars as written, as I believe that with just cream the sauce would lack dimension and would be rather flat. I embellished upon the recipe which made this dish a solid five star recipe. T...

Made this for the first time tonight and it was fabulous! I followed others' advice and doubled the cream sauce. I am glad I did that because we had exactly the right amount of sauce. I woul...

WOW!!! This had such fantastic flavor! I did make some changes to the recipe. I used chicken tenders instead of breast halves. I didn't have any lemon pepper so I used McCormick's Key West Spice...

I'm here to tell you this recipe was elegant and exquisite!!! I made a couple of alterations: used heavy whipping cream, doubled and added 1 tbsp of flour to it for thicker sauce. Used a little ...

This recipe is very delicious and easy! My picky 9-year-old nephew even loved it. My husband soaked up every bit of the sauce (that I doubled) with his rice and went back for seconds. I also pou...

For such a simple recipe, there was a lot a flavor carried in the sauce from the meat juices and fats in the cream. I used olive oil instead of butter to add a healthier element to the dish M...

My girlfriend LOVES when I make this for her, says that I'm going to spoil her! This is a great recipe that I only adjusted a bit after reading other reviews that made sense. Adjustments were: (...

Pretty tasty. I used fat free half and half instead of whipping cream. Would double the sauce next time.

This is one of my favorite chicken recipes. It is easy and very flavorful. I don't think it would be quite as nice if you made it with regular milk and flour or corn starch as other readers ha...