Chicken Scallopini Recipe Macaroni Grill


The Chicken Scallopini recipe from Macaroni Grill is a delicious and flavorful dish that is sure to impress your family and friends. This Italian-inspired dish features tender chicken cutlets smothered in a rich and tangy lemon butter sauce. It is served with a side of pasta, making it a complete and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.
  2. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  5. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  6. In the same skillet, add the chicken broth, lemon juice, and capers.
  7. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until slightly reduced.
  8. Stir in the butter until melted and well combined.
  9. Return the chicken to the skillet and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until heated through.
  10. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.

Serve the Chicken Scallopini with your favorite pasta and enjoy!