Chicken with Capers


This zesty lemon-flavored breaded chicken and green bean recipe can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken Capers
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/2 lb.)

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

  • ¼ cup seasoned fine dry bread crumbs

  • 8 ounce green beans, trimmed

  • 2 lemons, 1 sliced and 1 juiced

  • 1 tablespoon capers


  1. Place one chicken breast half between sheets of plastic wrap. Lightly pound with flat side of meat mallet to even thickness. Repeat. Brush chicken with mustard; sprinkle evenly with salt, pepper, and bread crumbs to coat.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook 4 minutes per side or until no pink remains (170F). Transfer to plates. Add 2 tablesppons olive oil to skillet. Cook green beans in oil 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; add lemon slices the last minute. Transfer to plates. Add juice and capers to skillet; heat through. Drizzle on chicken. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
16g Fat
13g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 546mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 37.8mg 189%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 610mg 13%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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