From, "Traditions...A Taste of the Good Life," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 4 whole chicken breasts, skinned, boned and halved

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • Paprika

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 Tablespoons dry sherry or dry red wine

  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 lemon, sliced

  • 3 Tablespoons capers

  • 1/3 cup fresh minced parsley


Flatten chicken breasts until about 1/4 inch thick.  Combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika in a bag.  Add breasts and shake well.  Heat butter and olive oil in skillet until bubbly.  Saute chicken breasts a few at a time for 3 to 5 minutes on each side.  Drain and keep warm.  Drain off all but 2 Tablespoons oil.

Stir in sherry or wine, scraping the bottom of the skillet to loosen off any browned bits.  Add lemon juice and slices and heat.  Add capers and sprinkle with parsley.  Pour sauce over the chicken breasts.

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