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Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata | Crockpot Chicken Piccata

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata – This easy crockpot chicken piccata consists of tender thin chicken breasts in a flavorful lemon piccata sauce served over mashed potatoes or pasta.

easy slow cooker chicken piccata

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata – Tips

  • Don’t skip the browning step – Searing the chicken for a few minutes before adding it to the slow cooker adds incredible depth of flavor.
  • Use fresh lemon juice for the best results. Bottled lemon juice can have a slightly bitter taste.
  • Add a minced clove or two to the pot for extra oomph.
  • This recipe makes great leftovers. Shred the chicken and toss it with pasta and sauce for a quick and easy lunch the next day.
Crockpot Chicken Piccata

Crockpot Chicken Piccata – Variations

  • Add a pinch of red pepper flakes or a chopped chili pepper for a kick.
  • Skip the capers and add a tablespoon of Dijon mustard for a different flavor profile.
  • Saute sliced mushrooms with the butter before adding them to the slow cooker for an earthy twist.
Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Piccata

How to Serve This Slow Cooker Cooker Chicken Piccata?

  • Spoon the chicken and sauce over your favorite pasta, such as angel hair, spaghetti, or even rice.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, lemon slices, or capers for a pop of color and extra flavor.
  • Serve with a side of roasted vegetables or a simple salad for a complete and balanced meal.
slow cooker chicken piccata with capers

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata – FAQs

Is this healthy?

It can be! This recipe uses lean chicken breasts, low-sodium chicken broth, and limits added sugar. You can also adjust the amount of butter to fit your dietary needs.

What can I serve with this chicken piccata?

Angel hair pasta, mashed potatoes, roasted asparagus, or a simple green salad are all fantastic options.

Can I use chicken thighs instead of breasts?

Absolutely! Just adjust the cooking time slightly, as thighs cook a bit slower.

How do I thicken the sauce?

After cooking, you can mix a cornstarch slurry (cornstarch mixed with water) into the sauce and cook until it reaches your desired consistency.

Yield: 4

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

easy slow cooker chicken piccata

This easy crockpot slow cooker chicken piccata consists of tender thin chicken breasts in a flavorful lemon piccata sauce served over mashed potatoes or pasta.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes


  • 4 chicken cutlets, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. salt pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, plus 2 tbsp. of butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. capers drained
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch


  1. In a mixing bowl, add salt pepper, and flour. Mix well.
  2. Dredge the chicken in the flour mixture and set aside.
  3. Heat a skillet, over medium heat, add 2 Tbsp. butter, once melted add the chicken cutlets and fry for about 2 minutes on each side or until just browned on each side, per side.
  4. Place the fried chicken into the slow cooker. Add dijon mustard, minced garlic, lemon juice, ½ cup butter, chicken stock, and capers. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours.
  5. Remove the chicken, add the cornstarch water, and stir.
  6. Return the chicken to the pot. Cover and cook for 50-60 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  7. Serve immediately over pasta or mashed potatoes.
  8. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley and sliced lemon.

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 621Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 20gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 225mgSodium 1303mgCarbohydrates 36gFiber 2gSugar 2gProtein 34g

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