Lemon Pepper Chicken With Creamy Capers Sauce

25 mins Serves 4 #STARFineFoods Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning salt, to taste (optional) 1 tablespoon STAR Original Olive Oil 1 tablespoon butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup 2% milk 2 teaspoons cornstarch ½ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons STAR Capers, drained Instructions:

Lightly pound chicken breasts to an even thickness. DO NOT POUND THIN.

Season chicken with lemon-pepper seasoning and salt, if using; set aside.

Heat olive oil and butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.

Add chicken and continue to cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly, turning once during cooking.

Transfer chicken to a plate and keep covered.

Return skillet to heat.

In a mixing bowl, combine milk and cornstarch; whisk until incorporated.

Stir in fresh thyme.

Pour milk mixture into the skillet and whisk, scraping up the bits on the bottom of the skillet; continue to whisk until thickened and bubbly, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in capers.

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

Pour sauce over chicken.

Serve

Lemon Pepper Chicken With Creamy Capers Sauce

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Original Olive Oil

Pure olive oil made from fresh pressed olives with a milder flavor than Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A great everyday, all-purpose cooking oil. Perfect for sautéing and grilling or as a base for stews and sauces.

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Capers

Part of Mediterranean cuisine for thousands of years, capers have a tangy, lemony flavor. Enjoy them as a garnish on fish and salads or an ingredient in sauces and marinades.

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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • salt, to taste (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon STAR Original Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons STAR Capers, drained

Instructions

1

Lightly pound chicken breasts to an even thickness. DO NOT POUND THIN.

2

Season chicken with lemon-pepper seasoning and salt, if using; set aside.

3

Heat olive oil and butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

4

Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.

5

Add chicken and continue to cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly, turning once during cooking.

6

Transfer chicken to a plate and keep covered.

7

Return skillet to heat.

8

In a mixing bowl, combine milk and cornstarch; whisk until incorporated.

9

Stir in fresh thyme.

10

Pour milk mixture into the skillet and whisk, scraping up the bits on the bottom of the skillet; continue to whisk until thickened and bubbly, about 1 to 2 minutes.

11

Remove from heat and stir in capers.

12

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

13

Pour sauce over chicken.

14

Serve

1

Lightly pound chicken breasts to an even thickness. DO NOT POUND THIN.

2

Season chicken with lemon-pepper seasoning and salt, if using; set aside.

3

Heat olive oil and butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

4

Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.

5

Add chicken and continue to cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly, turning once during cooking.

6

Transfer chicken to a plate and keep covered.

7

Return skillet to heat.

8

In a mixing bowl, combine milk and cornstarch; whisk until incorporated.

9

Stir in fresh thyme.

10

Pour milk mixture into the skillet and whisk, scraping up the bits on the bottom of the skillet; continue to whisk until thickened and bubbly, about 1 to 2 minutes.

11

Remove from heat and stir in capers.

12

Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

13

Pour sauce over chicken.

14

Serve

Recipe developed by: http://www.diethood.com

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 25 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4

In This Recipe

Original Olive Oil

Pure olive oil made from fresh pressed olives with a milder flavor than Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A great everyday, all-purpose cooking oil. Perfect for sautéing and grilling or as a base for stews and sauces.

Learn More Buy Now

Capers

Part of Mediterranean cuisine for thousands of years, capers have a tangy, lemony flavor. Enjoy them as a garnish on fish and salads or an ingredient in sauces and marinades.

Learn More Buy Now
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