We had these Chicken Piccata Brochettes at my girlfriend’s wedding last summer and they are still a favorite of mine. They are flavorful and so simple which is exactly what I needed on such a busy warm day. You can start prepping these in the morning and then let them marinate throughout the day which is great for when you have a lot going on in the evening. It’s always a plus when you are crazy busy that you can still pull together a healthy and tasty meal for your family. Plus, don’t you just feel like you eat a little less and enjoy it a little more when it’s on a skewer?
Make these this week and let me know if you love them too!

What Is Chicken Piccata?

Piccata refers to a method of food preparation.

Meat of fish is cut into chunks or slices and sauteed.

It is usually served with a sauce containing lemon juice, butter, and capers.

What Is Brochettes?

Brochettes is skewers of meat or meat and vegetables or fruit.

Do Skewers Have To Be Soaked Before Used In Grilling?

Wooden skewers burn easily on a grill, or even in an oven.

So soaking them in water for 15-20 minutes before threading them with food, will prevent the skewers from burning.

Chicken Piccata Brochettes

Chicken Piccata Brochettes

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients 

Marguerite Hendersen

  • 4 Chicken Breast, boneless, skinless halves
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper, ground
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Sage, chopped fresh
  • 1/4 Cup Rosemary, chopped fresh
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme, dried
  • 2 teaspoon Capers

Instructions

  • Cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces.
    4 Chicken Breast
  • Place in bowl along with garlic, oil, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper, bay leaves, sage, rosemary, thyme and capers. Toss
    2 Cloves Garlic, 2 Tablespoons olive oil, 1 Lemon, 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper, 2 Bay Leaves, 1/4 Cup Sage, 1/4 Cup Rosemary, 1 teaspoon Thyme, 2 teaspoon Capers
  • Refrigerate for up to 6 hours.
  • Remove the bay leaves.
  • Soak wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes.
  • Thread 4 to 5 pieces of chicken on each skewer.
  • Place on baking sheets and top with remaining marinade.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • We grilled them for 8 - 10 minutes.
  • I think next time I'll broil ours instead of baking them.
  • Make 12 to 16 brochettes

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 337kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 49gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 873mgPotassium: 904mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 150IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 2mg
Author: Sweet Basil
Course: Mom's Best 100 Easy Chicken Recipes

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