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postheadericon Recipe For Light Chicken Piccata

Ingredients

8 ounces lowfat plain yogurt
4 boned and skinned chicken breast halves
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon paprika
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon margarine
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup white vermouth
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons capers

Directions

Coat chicken with yogurt, cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.

Rinse chicken, and pat dry with paper towels.

In a bowl, stir together flour, paprika, salt, and pepper.

Heat oil, margarine, and 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice in skillet over medium heat. Dredge chicken in flour mixture. Place chicken in skillet; cook, turning to brown both sides, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken to a plate, and keep warm.

Pour vermouth into skillet, and scrape brown bits with a wooden spoon. Stir in garlic, 1/4 cup lemon juice, water, and capers. Cook until reduced by half.

Return chicken to the pan, and simmer 3 minutes.

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