Oven-Baked Chicken Piccata Recipe

Delight your senses with our deliciously succulent Oven-Baked Chicken Piccata! Infused with the tangy blend of fresh lemons and capers, this flavorful dish is sure to be the centerpiece of any dining table. We’ve expertly reimagined this classic Italian recipe to make it even more convenient for you – no more standing over the stove, as our version goes right into the oven! This Oven-Baked Chicken Piccata recipe boasts perfectly cooked chicken breasts drenched in a lemony, buttery sauce, guaranteeing a meal that is both healthy and indulgent. Get ready to savor every bite of this oven-baked delight!

Recipe: Oven-Baked Chicken Piccata

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour.
  2. Heat olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, searing each side until golden brown. Remove chicken and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, sauté minced garlic until fragrant. Pour in chicken broth, lemon juice, and capers, stirring to combine.
  4. Place the chicken back into the skillet. Dot the tops with butter, then transfer to the preheated oven.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.

Nutrition Facts per serving:

  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Sodium: 550mg
  • Sugar: 2g