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Chicken Piccata Stir-Fry

A Paleo twist on a classic Italian dish, this Chicken Piccata Stir-Fry is easy and quick to make! Done in about 30 minutes, it is the perfect weeknight dinner. Whole30 friendly, gluten free, dairy-free.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Chicken Piccata, Chicken stir fry, Whole30 dinner
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 340kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour or tapioca starch if Paleo/Whole30 not needed, can sup corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, avocado oil or ghee
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth or stock
  • juice of 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 2 heaping tablespoons capers, rinsed
  • 16 ounces uncooked green beans, cleaned and trimmed can use fresh or frozen
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (optional garnish)
  • 1 sliced lemon (optional garnish)

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine chicken, salt, pepper, and arrowroot/tapioca. Toss a few times or until chicken is evenly coated. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine broth, coconut aminos, and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil/ghee to the hot skillet and swirl the skillet a few times to evenly coat the entire cooking surface.
  • Add minced garlic to the pan and sauté for about 30 seconds, being careful not to burn the garlic.
  • Add the coated chicken to the pan. Cook until the outside of the chicken is no longer pink.
  • Add the green beans, capers and green onions to the skillet and mix to combine.
  • Pour broth mixture over everything in the skillet, cover and cook for about 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Pour broth mixture over everything in the skillet, cover and cook for about 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Let sit for a few minutes to allow sauce to thicken up. Sprinkle with parsley and garnish with sliced lemon (if using) and plate and enjoy warm!

Nutrition

Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 758mg | Potassium: 978mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1062IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg