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Chicken Piccata and Fettuccine with Lime sauce

Course Main Course, Poultry
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken, pasta, piccata
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 536 kcal


  • 4 chicken tights 4 skinless and boneless chicken tights
  • 4 tbsps unsalted butter 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic 2 peeled and chopped garlic cloves
  • 0.5 cup Vermouth 1/2 cup sweet Vermouth
  • 2 cups tomatoes 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp capers 1 tablespoon capers
  • 0.25 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup lime or lemon juice
  • 4 limes 4 juiced limes
  • 0.33333333333333 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 0.5 cup whole milk 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 tbsps unsalted butter 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 0.5 pound pasta 1/2 pound Fettuccine pasta
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  2. In a frying pan put 3 tablespoons butter and cook until melted and starts to bubble. Add the chicken tights and brown nicely on both sides.

  3. Add to the pan the sweet vermouth, garlic, the diced tomatoes, the capers, lemon-lime juices, salt and pepper. Scrape any bits of the pan and cook until the sauce start to bind.

  4. When the chicken is cooked through, add the remaining butter and swirl

  5. Serve hot.


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook the pasta according to package directions. When the pasta is done, drain and put the fettuccine back into the cooking pan.

  2. Add the butter, the milk, heavy cream and lemon juice.

  3. Stir over medium low heat, stirring constantly until the milk and cream are absorbed .

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Piccata and Fettuccine with Lime sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 536 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 91mg4%
Potassium 442mg13%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1605IU32%
Vitamin C 36.1mg44%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.