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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 chicken breasts pounded to about 1/2 inch thick or cut in half crosswise
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil more as needed
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • For sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 lemon juiced (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons capers drained
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped


  • 1. In a separate bowl, combine flour, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Roll pieces of chicken in flour mixture.
  • 2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan put chicken slices in it. Fry for 4-5 minutes on each side. All pieces do not fit on one side, fry in batches. Put the fried pieces on a separate plate.
  • 3. Melt the butter in the same pan and add the flour. Stew simmering for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  • 4. Add the chicken stock gradually while stirring. After that add lemon juice, white wine, and capers. Cook for 3 minutes, whisking periodically.
  • 5. Put the chicken pieces back into the pan, simmer for 4-5 minutes until cooked. Add parsley before serving. Serve with spaghetti, mashed potatoes or vegetables.
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