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Creamy Chicken Bacon Picatta

Preparation 10 m Cook Time 20 m Serves 4     adjust servings

A deliciously creamy twist on classic picatta, with the addition of bacon tossed into the pan. This recipe is irresistible!


  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp garlic paste or 3 cloves fresh-chopped garlic
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, trimmed
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh chopped parsley (for garnish)
  • 8 oz cooked fettuccine (if desired)


In a Good Cook 9" Touch Skillet, melt butter and garlic over medium heat. Salt and pepper chicken breasts on both sides. Place in pan and brown on both sides. Add lemon slices and cook just until brown. Place lemon slices on a plate, set aside.

Turn heat to medium.  Add lemon juice to pan. Cover and allow to cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 3-5 minutes. Remove cover add cream, bacon and capers. Serve chicken and sauce atop fettuccine (if desired).

Garnish with lemons, parmesan and parsley. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Serving Suggestion: This recipe also tastes delicious over rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice.

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