How to Cook Chicken Piccata With Penne Pasta

1.7k Views 177 Likes
How to Cook Chicken Piccata With Penne Pasta Recipe
28 Steps
Ingredients
Embed
1
Gather your ingredients

Gather your ingredients

2
Set a large pot of water on the stove on HIGH. Bring to boil & salt your water before adding pasta. My choice of pasta, Brown Rice Penne (sodium free & Gluten Free). Any pasta works!

Set a large pot of water on the stove on HIGH. Bring to boil & salt your water before adding pasta. My choice of pasta, Brown Rice Penne (sodium free & Gluten Free). Any pasta works!

Recommended For You
3
1/4 cup dry white wine. I went with a cheap Chardonnay. Feel free to pour yourself a glass of wine to enjoy. :D

1/4 cup dry white wine. I went with a cheap Chardonnay. Feel free to pour yourself a glass of wine to enjoy. :D

4
Press two large garlic cloves.

Press two large garlic cloves.

5
1/2 cup chicken stock

1/2 cup chicken stock

6
The juice of 1 fresh lemon.

The juice of 1 fresh lemon.

7
A fresh bunch of Parsley. About 1/4 cup worth, chopped.

A fresh bunch of Parsley. About 1/4 cup worth, chopped.

8
1-2 Tbsp capers. Don't over do it, these Lil guys are salty.

1-2 Tbsp capers. Don't over do it, these Lil guys are salty.

9
2 large chicken boneless chicken breast. Slice in half, get 4-5 pieces. Season with sea salt & black pepper to taste on both sides.

2 large chicken boneless chicken breast. Slice in half, get 4-5 pieces. Season with sea salt & black pepper to taste on both sides.

10
In large skillet, heat over Med/High. Add 1 Tbsp unsalted butter & 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil.

In large skillet, heat over Med/High. Add 1 Tbsp unsalted butter & 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil.

11
Now add you chicken breast to the sizzling skillet. Cook 5 minutes & turn with tongs, cooking other side. Lower heat to Medium to avoid burning.

Now add you chicken breast to the sizzling skillet. Cook 5 minutes & turn with tongs, cooking other side. Lower heat to Medium to avoid burning.

12
In the mean time, water has come to a boil, salted water & added the pasta. Set your timer according to package instructions. Stir on occasion.

In the mean time, water has come to a boil, salted water & added the pasta. Set your timer according to package instructions. Stir on occasion.

13
See how nicely brown the chicken has gotten; looking good. Cooking on other side for additional 3-5 minutes; until no longer pink & juices run clear.

See how nicely brown the chicken has gotten; looking good. Cooking on other side for additional 3-5 minutes; until no longer pink & juices run clear.

14
Remove cooked chicken to a dish to rest.

Remove cooked chicken to a dish to rest.

15
Back to our skillet...time to deglaze. Add 1/4 cup dry white wine. Careful, it will sizzle up, but this is the fun part.

Back to our skillet...time to deglaze. Add 1/4 cup dry white wine. Careful, it will sizzle up, but this is the fun part.

16
Using a whisk, get all that brown goodness up & incorporated into your sauce.

Using a whisk, get all that brown goodness up & incorporated into your sauce.

17
Now add the chicken broth.

Now add the chicken broth.

18
Add lemon juice and bring back to a simmer.

Add lemon juice and bring back to a simmer.

19
"Beep beep beep" Check the pasta by tasting a sample, to make sure it's done to your liking. It's perfect (8 minutes), time to strain off in sink.

"Beep beep beep" Check the pasta by tasting a sample, to make sure it's done to your liking. It's perfect (8 minutes), time to strain off in sink.

20
Using a colander, drain off water from the pasta.

Using a colander, drain off water from the pasta.

21
Pasta is draining & the sauce has come back to a simmer. Now add you pressed garlic cloves.

Pasta is draining & the sauce has come back to a simmer. Now add you pressed garlic cloves.

22
Toss in those capers.

Toss in those capers.

23
Fresh parsley... Yum!

Fresh parsley... Yum!

24
Shhh... Secrete ingredient! 1 Tbsp local raw honey. Add to the sauce.

Shhh... Secrete ingredient! 1 Tbsp local raw honey. Add to the sauce.

25
Whisk everything together as it simmers on low heat. Wow it smells good!

Whisk everything together as it simmers on low heat. Wow it smells good!

26
Go ahead add your chicken back into the sauce.

Go ahead add your chicken back into the sauce.

27
Put your drained pasta into your serving dish of choice. I'm using the same 9x13 dish my chicken was resting in.

Put your drained pasta into your serving dish of choice. I'm using the same 9x13 dish my chicken was resting in.

28
Pour the chicken & all the sauce into the platter. Serve with fresh grated Parmesan Cheese.  Enjoy!

Pour the chicken & all the sauce into the platter. Serve with fresh grated Parmesan Cheese. Enjoy!

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments