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chicken piccata in a skillet pan

Keto Chicken Piccata

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Low Carb
Keyword: Easy chicken recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Chicken breasts pan fried and cooked in a lemon caper sauce make a quick and easy low carb dinner.
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  • 4 chicken breasts or chicken cutlets
  • ½ cup oat fiber or other low carb flour.
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup capers
  • ¼ cup white wine optional
  • 1 tablespoon lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons butter

To Serve

  • ¼ cup parsley


  • In a shallow bowl, mix the oat fiber with the salt and pepper.
  • Dip the chicken breasts in the oat fiber and coat both sides well.
  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a skillet or large pan on a medium heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes each side. The chicken needs to be golden and cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

Make the Sauce

  • Add the butter to the pan and melt on a medium heat.
  • Add the stock, lemon juice and wine to the pan. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the capers and lemon rind to the sauce and stir to combine.
  • Place the chicken breasts back into the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes. Spoon the sauce over the chicken occasionally.
  • Serve with fresh parsley and sides of your choice.


Makes 4 breasts with one serving being 1 breast.  A serving is 4g net carbs each.
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
Any nutritional analysis on the website is based on an estimate, calculated by http://nutritiondata.self.com from the individual ingredients in each recipe. Variations may occur for various reasons, including product availability and food preparation. We make no representation or warranty of the accuracy of this information.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 25g | Fiber: 1g