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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata

Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata Recipe

Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata Recipe. This healthy, classic dish is easy and delicious. Made with egg, lemon juice, boneless skinless chicken breast, flour, paprika, garlic powder, butter, and chicken bouillon powder.

If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy chicken dish to add to your meal rotation, look no further. This dish is simple to make, and it’s packed with flavor. You’ll love how easy it is to prepare, and your family will love the delicious results. This simple recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

It’s also low carb and Keto Friendly.

What is Chicken Piccata?

Chicken Piccata is a popular dish made with chicken breasts that are dredged in flour, sautéed and then topped with a sauce made from lemon juice, butter, capers and parsley. It’s simple to make and can be served with pasta or rice and a green vegetable.

Chicken Piccata is a versatile dish that can be adapted to suit your taste – try adding some crushed garlic cloves to the sauce for extra flavor.

As with many classic dishes, chicken piccata has a disputed origin story. Some say it was invented by an Italian immigrant in New York, while others claim that it originated in Milan.

What we do know for sure is that this dish is a flavorful and easy way to make chicken dinner extra special.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 5 Green Plan,
5 Smart Points.

Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata on a white plate with a lemon slice.

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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata on a white plate with green beans and a lemon slice.

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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata on a white plate with green beans and a lemon slice.

Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata

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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Piccata Recipe. This healthy, classic dish is easy and delicious. It's also low carb and Keto Friendly.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4



  • In a small mixing bowl, add eggs and 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice. Beat well then set aside for later.
  • In a shallow dish, add all-purpose flour, paprika, and garlic powder, and mix well. Set aside for later.
  • Place a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  • In the skillet, add butter, and melt.
  • In the meantime, Dip one of the chicken breast pieces in the egg mixture then shake gently to remove excess. Then place in the flour mixture, flip to coat all sides. Repeat for the rest of the chicken breasts.
  • In the skillet, place the coated chicken breasts and brown, then flip and brown the other side.
  • In the ½ cup boiling water, Add chicken bouillon powder and let it dissolve, then add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and stir to mix well.
  • Add the chicken bouillon mix to the skillet.
  • Reduce heat, cover skillet and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Flip chicken and simmer another 10 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked, and tender


MyWW Points: 5 Green Plan
8 WW Smart Points
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Calories: 276.3kcalCarbohydrates: 7.6gProtein: 25.9gFat: 15.4gSaturated Fat: 8.4gCholesterol: 138.5mgSodium: 539.3mgPotassium: 193mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 0.7gCalcium: 23.5mgIron: 1.3mg
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