Chicken Fillets with Capers Sauce
By Nesreen Bahgat • January 3, 2016
Enjoy these mouthwatering chicken breasts in a creamy capers sauce. One of our favorite recipes in the family, (which I got from my sister in law). It is one of the quickest recipes we prepare during busy days… & goes perfectly with Basmati rice.
This recipe is an entry to #MyBestDish cooking competition with Easy-Pan.com.
Recipe uploaded by Nesreen Bahgat.
- 3 tablespoon butter - زبدة
- 1 tablespoon oil (optional) - زيت
- 1 kg chicken breast fillet - صدور فيليه الدجاج
- 2 tablespoon garlic powder - بودرة ثوم
- 2 tablespoon lemon juice - عصير ليمون
- 1 bunch dill (OR less if you're not a fan - finely chopped) - شبت
- 1 cup cooking cream - كريم الطهي
- 1 can capers (OR to taste) - حب الكبر
- salt and pepper - ملح و فلفل
Step by step
- Clean the chicken breasts and dry it with a paper towel.
- Marinate the chicken breasts with garlic powder, lemon juice, chopped dill, salt and pepper. Leave the chicken to marinate for at least one hour in the refrigerator.
- In a hot pan, add the oil and 2 tablespoons butter. Grill the chicken in the hot pan on both sides until golden brown (2-3 minutes on each side.) Remove from the pan and set aside.
- In the same pan, melt the rest of the butter. Then add the capers without the accompanying water.
- As the capers cooks, scratch what was left from grilling the chicken using a wooden spoon and add the cooking cream. Bring to a simmer on low/medium heat.
- Add the chicken breasts again to the sauce, cover and let it cook for another 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately next to Basmati rice. Bon appétit :)
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