Piccata Milanese is such a simple, flavorful chicken dish. The easy and amazing Piccata Sauce is made with olive oil, butter, lemon juice, wine and capers.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of parchment paper. Pound to 1/4" thick. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Combine flour, salt and pepper in a shallow plate.
Beat egg and water and pour onto a plate.
Place breadcrumbs on a third plate. Dip chicken breasts into the flour mixture, remove excess, dip into egg mixture, followed by breadcrumbs.
In a sauté pan over medium heat warm olive oil. Brown chicken breasts 2 minutes on each side and place into a baking dish.
Bake chicken 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, wipe sauté pan clean and melt butter over medium heat. Increase heat to high and add lemon juice, wine, and capers. Boil about 2 minutes or reduced by half.
Pour piccata sauce over chicken and serve.
Recommended wines for the piccata sauce: