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Pastene Chicken Piccata


Serves 4
2skinless, and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied and then cut in half
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
all-purpose four (for dredging)
6 Tbspunsalted butter
5 TbspPastene Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cuplemon juice
1/2 cupchicken stock
1/4 cupPastene Capers, drained and rinsed
1/3 cupfresh parsley


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge chicken in flour and shake off excess.
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 3 tablespoons olive oil. When butter and oil start to sizzle, add one piece of chicken and cook for 3 minutes. When chicken is browned, flip and cook other side for 3 minutes. Remove and transfer to plate. Melt 2 more tablespoons butter and add another 2 tablespoons olive oil. When butter and oil start to sizzle, add the other piece of chicken and brown both sides in same manner. Remove pan from heat and add chicken to the plate.
  • Into the pan add the lemon juice, stock and capers. Return to stove and bring to boil, scraping up brown bits from the pan for extra flavor. Check for seasoning. Return all the chicken to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove chicken to platter. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to sauce and whisk vigorously. Pour sauce over chicken and garnish with parsley.
  • Serve over your Pastene Spaghetti


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