Low Fat Chicken Piccata (Gluten Free)

Prep time:  10 mins
Cook time:  15 mins
Total time:  25 mins

Ingredients

  • 5- ( 8 oz) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in half
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup gluten free flour (I used King Arthur's)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup capers, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Place each chicken breast portion between two pieces of plastic wrap.
  2. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound each breast until its about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Remove top plastic wrap and salt and pepper chicken then dredge in flour. Shake off excess flour.
  4. Heat a large saute pan with oil.
  5. Cook chicken until lightly browned and no longer pink in center, turning halfway through cooking.
  6. Remove chicken and set aside in a covered container to keep warm.
  7. Reduce heat to low. Add broth, garlic, capers, and lemon juice to saute pan and simmer for about 2 minutes until slightly reduced.
  8. Return chicken to pan and heat through.
  9. Serve chicken with capers and lemon juices over top and sprinkle with parsley.