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Chicken Piccata Pasta - Light and delicious pasta prepared in one pot with bites of chicken and a fantastic lemon-capers sauce.
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Chicken Piccata Recipe

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WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Light and delicious pasta prepared in one pot with bites of chicken and a fantastic lemon-capers sauce.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 405

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups low sodium, fat free chicken broth
  • 1 whole lemon juiced and grated
  • 8 ounces dry spaghetti pasta
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • thin lemon slices (optional) for garnish
  • fresh grated parmesan cheese for garnish
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions 

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a dutch oven or a nonstick pot.
  • Add chicken to heated oil and season it with salt and pepper; cook for about 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink.
  • Add shallots and garlic; continue to cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add chicken broth and lemon juice; bring to a boil.
  • Stir in spaghetti and capers; lower heat to medium and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid is absorbed and pasta is cooked.
  • Stir in milk and cook for 1 minute. 
  • Garnish with lemon slices, grated parmesan cheese, and fresh parsley.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Piccata Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 405 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 1013mg42%
Potassium 689mg20%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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