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Chicken with Lemon and Capers Recipe

Atkins Chicken with Lemon and Capers
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 24 oz Chicken Breast Filet, with skin
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 4 fl oz Sauvignon Blanc Wine
  • 1/2 fl oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 1/2 tbsp, drained Capers
  • 3 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick


  1. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat until hot but not smoking. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Add chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side. Remove chicken from skillet; cover and keep warm.
  3. Add wine, lemon juice, lemon zest and capers to same skillet. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 2 minutes, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of skillet.
  4. Whisk in butter, 1 piece at a time, and cook over low heat until incorporated. Pour sauce over chicken and serve immediately.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)