This simple but sublime dish is sure to become a favourite. It
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, filet removed, pounded thin to -
- ¼-inch thickness -
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour -
- 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper -
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil -
- 1 large clove garlic, minced -
- 1 cup chicken stock -
- 2 tsp grated lemon rind -
- 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice -
- 2 tbsp drained capers -
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley -
1. In large shallow bowl or plate, combine flour, salt and pepper. Carefully coat chicken breasts in flour mixture, reserving any remaining flour.
2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add cutlets, two at a time, to prevent overcrowding of the pan, and cook, turning once, for 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Transfer cooked cutlets to plate; cover to keep warm. Add remaining oil to pan; repeat with last two cutlets, transferring to plate to keep warm once cooked..
3. Stir garlic into pan; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Sprinkle in 2 tablespoons of reserved flour mixture; cook, whisking constantly for 1 minute. Pour in chicken stick; bring to a boil. Boil for about 3 minutes or until reduced to ½ cup. Pour in lemon rind, juice and capers, simmer for another minute or so until thickened and flavourful. Swirl in parsley. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.
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