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Chicken Piccata With Angel Hair Pasta

 
One serving costs about $3 One serving costs about $3

$3.00 per serving

60 people like this recipe

60 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:91%

Spoonacular Score: 91%

 

Chicken Piccata With Angel Hair Pasta might be just the main course you are searching for. For $2.5 per serving, this recipe covers 28% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 742 calories, 27g of protein, and 30g of fat. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. This recipe is liked by 60 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up basil, lemon zest, roma tomatoes, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 87%. This score is awesome. Try Scallop Piccatan on Angel Hair, Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken, and Chicken and Angel Hair Pasta for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cup
0.5 cup all purpose flour
all purpose flour
0.33 pound
0.33 pound angel hair pasta
angel hair pasta
1
1  boneless chicken breast
boneless chicken breast
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps capers
capers
1 cup
1 cup chicken broth
chicken broth
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps fresh basil
fresh basil
2
2  diced garlic cloves
diced garlic cloves
some
some black kosher salt
black kosher salt
1 tsp
1 tsp lemon zest
lemon zest
2
2  lemons
lemons
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps red chili flakes
red chili flakes
0.5 cup
0.5 cup diced roma tomatoes
diced roma tomatoes
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
unsalted butter
0.5 cup all purpose flour
0.5 cup
all purpose flour
0.33 pound angel hair pasta
0.33 pound
angel hair pasta
1  boneless chicken breast
1
boneless chicken breast
2 Tbsps capers
2 Tbsps
capers
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup
chicken broth
2 Tbsps fresh basil
2 Tbsps
fresh basil
2  diced garlic cloves
2
diced garlic cloves
some black kosher salt
some
black kosher salt
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp
lemon zest
2  lemons
2
lemons
3 Tbsps olive oil
3 Tbsps
olive oil
0.25 tsps red chili flakes
0.25 tsps
red chili flakes
0.5 cup diced roma tomatoes
0.5 cup
diced roma tomatoes
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter

Equipment

aluminum foil
aluminum foil
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
wax paper
wax paper
frying pan
frying pan
knife
knife
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
aluminum foil
aluminum foil
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
wax paper
wax paper
frying pan
frying pan
knife
knife
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Place cup of flour in a shallow dish.
  2. Using a sharp knife, slice chicken breast in half.
  3. Place a piece of wax paper on top of each piece of chicken and pound with a kitchen mallet until it is about inch thin.
  4. Season the chicken well with salt and pepper. Take the chicken and roll it into the flour, using your fingers to assist in adhering it to the meat. Carefully shake off excess flour. Repeat with second piece of chicken.
  5. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Slide chicken into the skillet and saute on each side until it becomes golden brown, about 3-4 minutes each side. Once chicken is done, transfer to a clean plate and tent with a sheet of aluminum foil.
  6. Begin boiling the pasta.
  7. Using the same skillet, add remaining olive oil and saute garlic until it becomes aromatic but not browned.
  8. Add chili flakes, capers, lemon juice, lemon slices, zest, and chicken broth.
  9. Use a wooden spoon to scrape off the tasty brown bits from the bottom of the skillet.
  10. Raise the temperature to medium high heat and allow the liquid to reduce by almost half.
  11. While the liquid is reducing, use a fork to mash together remaining 1 tablespoon of flour and butter in a small bowl. Whisk it into the reducing liquid and allow to cook for 1-2 minutes. Be sure to whisk out any lumps of flour. Check for seasonings and adjust with salt/pepper accordingly.
  12. Drain the cooked pasta.
  13. Toss the pasta in the lemon caper sauce, tomatoes, and basil, reserving a few spoonfuls of sauce. Check for seasonings and adjust with salt/pepper accordingly.
  14. Plate pasta and top each with a piece of chicken. Spoon extra lemon caper sauce over the chicken and pasta. Serve immediately.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.17
Ingredient
½ cups all purpose flour
⅓ pounds angel hair pasta
1 boneless chicken breast
2 Tablespoons capers
1 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons fresh basil
2 diced garlic cloves
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 lemons
3 tablespoons olive oil
¼ teaspoons red chili flakes
½ cups diced roma tomatoes
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
Price
$0.08
$0.32
$2.00
$0.62
$0.76
$0.16
$0.13
$0.17
$1.00
$0.50
$0.03
$0.44
$0.12
$6.33

Nutritional Information

Quickview
814k Calories
39g Protein
31g Total Fat
94g Carbs
33% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
814k
41%

Fat
31g
49%

  Saturated Fat
7g
47%

Carbohydrates
94g
32%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
87mg
29%

Sodium
992mg
43%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
39g
80%

Selenium
95µg
137%

Vitamin C
77mg
94%

Vitamin B3
16mg
80%

Manganese
1mg
58%

Vitamin B6
1mg
58%

Phosphorus
469mg
47%

Vitamin B1
0.46mg
31%

Fiber
7g
30%

Potassium
1032mg
30%

Vitamin E
4mg
28%

Vitamin K
28µg
27%

Folate
99µg
25%

Magnesium
97mg
25%

Iron
4mg
24%

Vitamin B5
2mg
24%

Copper
0.45mg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.38mg
22%

Vitamin A
919IU
18%

Zinc
2mg
15%

Calcium
83mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.28µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.22µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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