Lite Chicken Piccata 

If you’re looking for a faster, easier, lower calorie substitute for Chicken Piccata, look no further.

This simple set-it-and-forget-it dish has that lovely chicken piccata flavor without the added fats and carbs from butter and flour. While it’s light in calories, it still gives you that warm, cozy feeling you get from the original. And you can add some variety to the meal with the extra calories that you are saving!

Ingredients (makes ~6 servings):

1.5 lbs (678g) chicken breasts 

8 oz (226g) white mushrooms, sliced

8 oz chicken broth, low sodium

1/2 c lemon juice

1 small (125g) yellow onion, chopped

4 cloves (18g) garlic, minced

4 T (56g) capers

1/4 t white pepper

1/4 t salt 


Place chicken breasts & mushrooms in slow cooker or instant pot

Mix all other ingredients together

Pour over chicken

Cook – 

Slow Cooker: low ~6-8 hours until done

Instant Pot: Manual setting for 12 min, then manual release for 12 mins. 


Optional: Serve over rice, pasta, or veggies


Approximate Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 117

Protein: 23g

Fats: 1g

Carbs: 4g

Recipe cards for download or printing:


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