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Country Chicken Piccata

Country Chicken Piccata

Serve this traditional chicken skillet main dish that features the fresh flavor of lemon.

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15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time


1/4 cup milk

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

1/3 cup crushed corn flakes


1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

4 (4- to 5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 tablespoons lemon juice

4 ounces (1 cup) fresh mushrooms, halved

8 (1 cup) green onions, sliced 1-inch


Lemon slices, if desired

Fresh parsley, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine milk and egg in bowl; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine crushed corn flakes, flour, salt and pepper in 9-inch pie pan; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Flatten each chicken breast to 1/4-inch thickness by pounding between sheets of waxed paper. Dip chicken into milk mixture, then flour mixture, turning to coat.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt 4 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet; add chicken and garlic. Cook over medium heat, turning occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until golden brown. Remove chicken to serving platter; keep warm.

  5. STEP 5

    Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to drippings in pan; stir until butter melts. Stir in lemon juice. Add mushrooms and green onions. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 2-4 minutes or until heated through. Spoon over chicken. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley, if desired.

Nutrition (1 serving)

400 Calories
22 Fat (g)
175 Cholesterol (mg)
480 Sodium (mg)
18 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
31 Protein (g)
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