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Chicken Piccata
By :Instant Pot Miracle
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There is something irresistible about the combination of tangy lemon, briny capers, fresh herbs, and the rich flavor of butter—which is perhaps why this dish retains its popularity. Serve with pasta or rice and fresh steamed green beans or sautéed spinach.
Votes: 68
Rating: 4.25
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Capers, Chicken, Chicken Broth
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts skinless, boneless, 1 1/2 pounds to 1 3/4 pounds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brined capers drained
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley chopped fresh
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice
  • Lemon slices
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Capers, Chicken, Chicken Broth
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts skinless, boneless, 1 1/2 pounds to 1 3/4 pounds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brined capers drained
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley chopped fresh
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice
  • Lemon slices
Votes: 68
Rating: 4.25
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Select sauté on the Instant Pot and adjust to normal. Heat oil in pot; add chicken and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side until browned.
  2. Add broth. Press cancel. Secure the lid on the pot.
  3. Close the pressure-release valve. Select manual and cook at high pressure for 3 minutes. When cooking is complete, use a quick release to depressurize. Press cancel.
  4. Use tongs to remove chicken to a serving platter; cover to keep warm.
  5. Add lemon juice to cooking liquid in pot. Select sauté and adjust to normal. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes to reduce. Press cancel.
  6. Whisk butter into sauce; add capers and parsley.
  7. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve over pasta or rice. Serve with lemon slices.