• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 12 min
  • total: 22 min
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  • Summary

    Juicy chicken cutlets with all the bright, briny flavors of classic piccata are possible without a stove—all you need is a microwave.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces asparagus, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise
    • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) chicken cutlets (about 12 ounces)
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 6 thin slices lemon
    • 2 teaspoons drained capers
    • 2 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into cubes
    • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped parsley
    • An 8x8-inch microwave-proof baking dish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 307 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 37.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 73.65%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 105 mg 34.91%
    • Sodium: 242858 mg 10119.08%
    • Calcium: 132 mg 13.17%
    • Potassium: 171 mg 4.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.82%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 18.63%
    • Vitamin C 5.85%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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