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Lemon Chicken with Capers

Italian
Main Dish / 19 June 2020

Capers, also known as Gebre herb, is a herb that is usually pickled but adds great flavor to the dishes. It blends perfectly with chicken dishes. This recipe is both elegant and delicious. A unique interpretation of the chicken with its light and sweet lemon sauce. If you want to present a different recipe to your guests, this is the perfect dish. On the side you can prepare crispy potato or rice pilaf next to the chicken with lemon capers. Bon Appetit!

Taste Score: %85

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<a href="https://www.petitegourmets.com/recipes/lemon-chicken-with-capers"><p style="margin: 0 0 6px;"><img style="width: 14px; padding: 0 4px 0 0;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/assets/icons/pg-round-favicon.ico" />Lemon Chicken with Capers</p><img style="display: block; width: 100%;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/photos/pg-lemon-capers-chicken-1591708047.jpg" alt="Lemon Chicken with Capers" /><p style="padding: 6px 0 12px;">We need the chicken breasts as thin fillets. You can do this yourself or have it prepared by your butcher. Add salt and pepper to half a glass of flour. Mix well. Dip both sides of the fillet chicken into this flour mixture. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the cast pan. After the pan is heated and the... - <strong>Show More</strong></p></a>
Difficulty Medium
Servings 4-6 people
Preperation 20 mins
Cooking 30 mins
Total 50 mins
169calories
51 mgcholesterol
249 mgsodium
314 mgpotassium
15.3 gprotein
6.5 gfat

Ingredients

Directions

  1. We need the chicken breasts as thin fillets. You can do this yourself or have it prepared by your butcher.
  2. Add salt and pepper to half a glass of flour. Mix well.
  3. Dip both sides of the fillet chicken into this flour mixture.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the cast pan.
  5. After the pan is heated and the butter is melted, put the chicken in the pan and cook on both sides until it turns golden.
  6. After removing the chickens from the pan, add 1 finely chopped garlic clove to the pan and cook.
  7. Add 1 cup of chicken broth on it and scrape the flavors that remain at the bottom of the pan.
  8. Slice half of 1 lemon and squeeze the other half. Then add the lemon slices to the pan.
  9. Cook on medium heat for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sauce becomes dense.
  10. Add lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of capers and cook a little bit more.
  11. Turn off the heat and add 1 tablespoon of butter. Your delicious sauce is ready.
  12. Pour the sauce on the chicken, add some cilantro on top and your delicious chicken is ready to be served.

What is capers?

Capers, also known as keper, cat-nail, vagina, crow melon, castor cucumber and caper grass, is a thorny fruit that grows in small buds and is pickled. While the leaves, branches and roots of this plant, which is specific to the Mediterranean, are used for medicinal, paint and cosmetic purposes, its branches, tips, buds and fruits are used in meals.

What are the benefits of capers?

It is known that capers, which are rich in vitamins, especially vitamin A and E, are good for MS disease. It shows antioxidant properties thanks to its flavanoid substance. It is a digestive system-friendly food because it is rich in fiber.

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