30 Minute Gluten-Free Chicken Piccata

This easy Gluten-Free Chicken Piccata recipe is made with a delicious lemon caper sauce and is the perfect meal for the lemon lovers in your life! It’s made in less than 30-minutes and made in one skillet!

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Gluten Free Chicken Piccata

This chicken piccata recipe with lemon, capers, and fresh herbs is one of my favorite weeknight meals EVER. It’s perfectly cooked with an amazing sauce, and comes together so easily in only one-pan. Nobody will know it’s gluten-free!

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My friend Carissa LOVES Chicken Piccata and orders it everywhere, so I was on a mission to make a version that even the chicken piccata connoisseur would love!

Chicken Piccata Ingredients

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • Arrowroot Flour
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Butter or Ghee
  • Oil
  • Shallot
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Chicken Broth
  • Lemon
  • Capers
  • Parsley

Gluten free chicken piccata with lemon and capers on a plate

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Chicken Piccata

This easy Gluten-Free Chicken Piccata recipe is made with a delicious lemon caper sauce and is the perfect meal for the lemon lovers in your life! It's made in less than 30-minutes and made in one skillet!

Yield 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine Gluten Free
Difficulty: Easy
Author: Lexi



  1. Place arrowroot flour in a wide shallow bowl and set aside.
  2. Pat chicken dry and season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Dredge chicken in the arrowroot flour, shaking off the excess flour. Transfer to a plate.
  3. In a skillet over medium-high, heat 1 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon of oil. Once hot, add chicken to skillet, working in batches if needed, to brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and set aside. Add more oil between batches if necessary.
  4. Once chicken has finished, turn heat down to medium and add shallot and garlic to skillet and sauté until soft, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add lemon juice, broth, capers, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper to the skillet and bring to boil, scraping up any browned bits and stirring to combine.
  6. Turn down heat to simmer and add back chicken, cooking until sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Turn off heat and add parsley, taste and add more lemon juice if desired.

Recipe Notes

  • If more sauce is desired to serve over pasta, double ingredients for sauce.
  • Can sub ghee instead of butter!


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March 14, 2018

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18 Responses

  1. Made this tonight and it was delicious and so easy! I subbed tapioca powder for the arrowroot because that’s what I had on hand and it worked great. I paired mine with green beans (I’m keto) and my family had it over spaghetti noodles. Pinning this to for sure make again.
    Thank you!

  2. This was so easy and delicious! I think I would pound the chicken to be a bit thinner next time. But I will definitely be making again!

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  3. This was absolutely delicious!! Chicken breasts are so freaking enormous these days, I cut each breast into 2-3 pieces and then pounded them flat. That also made it nice for serving. I served with roasted asparagus and very simple boiled red potatoes tossed with butter and parsley.

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  4. Ghee and butter are considered to be dairy. I have anaphylactic reactions to anything with milk or a milk derivative in it. I would use a truly vegan buttery spread instead.

  5. I love this recipe so darn much!! The flavor is absolutel perfection, especially with vegan butter, paired with brown rice, that ate up that sauce, and green beans was devine! Great meal for detoxing too. Thank you!

  6. Flavor and consistency is amazing with this recipe! It truly did take 30 minutes from start to finish. We paired it with brown rice pasta which was amazing with the sauce.

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  7. This is recipe of fantastic. I am think of making a big batch and freezing some. How does this freeze and has anyone tried it?

    5.0 rating

    1. Hi! I don’t think these would freeze well, because of the starch coated chicken, unfortunately.

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