I buy chicken legs and thighs whenever they’re on sale because I prefer dark meat and I’m always looking for new ways to use them. This recipe is one of my favorites. You might think it’s too heavy for warmer weather but you’d be wrong. It’s hearty but not heavy, and like most tomato-based dishes,
Category: Chicken & Turkey
Chicken piccata is one of those dishes that has been around forever and sounds fancy-shmancy — but it really isn’t. Piccata is a lemon-butter sauce that looks and tastes elegant but you can make it in less than half an hour. By the way, traditional piccata doesn’t include cream but it adds a little extra yumminess.
I grew up in a diverse neighborhood in New York City, and as it happens, many of my friends and relatives are of full or partial Puerto Rican descent. As a result, I’ve been fortunate enough to have enjoyed some really delicious Puerto Rican dishes. I’m still learning but I’ve been able to get a