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Keto Chicken Piccata

This yummy Keto Chicken Piccata is a low carb take on the Italian classic chicken main course. It is so delicious with fresh lemon.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Chicken Breasts
Calories 488kcal
Author April Erhard


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 eggs large
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • 1 clove garlic grated or crushed
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons capers drained
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • Kosher salt


  • Start by pounding the chicken into thin cutlets. See notes on how we contain the chicken mess while tenderizing the chicken.
  • Then, add the eggs into a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  • Salt and pepper both side of the chicken breasts to you taste and based on the saltiness of your salt.
  • On a large plate, add the almond flour and mix with salt and pepper.
  • Dip each chicken cutlet in the egg, letting any excess drip back into the bowl, then coat the chicken with the almond flour.
  • Dip each tenderized chicken cutlet in the egg. Make sure to let the lett excess egg drip back into the bowl.
  • Then, dip the chicken in the almond flour allowing it to coat the chicken.
  • In a large skillet, heat a pad of butter over medium high heat.
  • Then, add the chicken to brown flipping them once so that they cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
  • When they are done, transfer the chicken to a resting plate.
  • Start the sauce making by adding the garlic to the skillet and cook until golden and flagrant. This should take about 2 minutes.
  • Then, add in the wine, chicken broth, capers, lemon juice and salt and pepper
  • Bring the liquid to a boil. Then, lower to medium heat until the liquid is reduced by half.
  • Once the liquid is reduced, whisk in the remainder of the butter until combined.
  • Then, return the chicken to the skillet and let it gently cook through, about 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot and with white lemon butter sauce on top.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Chicken Piccata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 488 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 242mg81%
Sodium 570mg25%
Potassium 911mg26%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 56g112%
Vitamin A 362IU7%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.