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CHICKEN PICCATA with Bok Choy + Turnip Mash

Updated: Nov 13, 2023

Not everyone at our house is plant based, so I make this Chicken Piccata dish every so often for my Dad + it's a big hit! It's super easy + quick to make too! Just have the ingredients on hand + you are good to go.

Save some for leftovers too! It makes for a great reheated lunch or dinner. Just follow the directions below + there is literally no way to mess this recipe up! Enjoy + let me know how you like it too as I love hearing from you guys!

  • Level: Easy

  • Total: 40 min

  • Prep: 15 min

  • Cook: 25 min

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 skinless + boneless organic chicken breasts, butterflied + then cut in half Sea salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • All-purpose flour (I use: Bob's Red Mill brand - organic + non-gmo)

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (I use: Miyoko's plant based butter but this time I used Califia Farms plant butter w/ avocado oil)

  • 5 tablespoons Avocado Oil (I love the Primal Kitchen brand) Enter my 10% OFF coupon code at checkout: DEROSA10

  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (I use: Santa Cruz Organic brand)

  • 1/2 cup Vegetable stock (I use: 365 Whole Foods brand)

  • 1/4 cup brined capers, rinsed

  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped


1. Season chicken with salt + pepper. Dredge chicken in flour + shake off excess.

2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 3 tablespoons olive oil. When butter + oil start to sizzle, add 2 pieces of chicken + cook for 3 minutes. When chicken is browned, flip + cook other side for 3 minutes. Remove + transfer to plate. Melt 2 more tablespoons butter + add another 2 tablespoons olive oil. When butter + oil start to sizzle, add the other 2 pieces of

chicken + brown both sides in same manner.

Remove pan from heat + add chicken to the plate.

3. Into the pan add the lemon juice, stock + capers. Return to stove + bring to boil, scraping up brown bits from the pan for extra flavor. Check for seasoning. Return all the chicken to the pan + simmer for 5 minutes. Remove chicken to platter. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to sauce + whisk vigorously. Pour sauce over chicken + garnish with parsley.

4. For sides, I made turnip mash (mixed potatoes + turnips together) + bok choy. You can make whatever sides you like!

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