Burdock Root Mushrooms

Chicken Piccata with Burdock Root Mushrooms and Elderberry Capers

Chicken Piccata w/ Burdock Root Mushrooms & Elderberry Capers

  • skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • tablespoons butter, room temperature and olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour
  • Additional all purpose flour
  • olive oil
  • dry white wine
  • Sumac juice
  • Bone broth
  • Burdock roots prepared and cooked
  • Elderberry capers
  • chopped fresh parsley
  1. Place chicken between 2 large sheets of plastic wrap. Using meat pounder or rolling pin, lightly pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Mix 1 tablespoon butter and 1 1/2 tablespoons flour in small bowl until smooth. Place additional flour in shallow baking dish. Dip chicken into flour to coat; shake off excess.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in each of 2 heavy large skillets. Add 2 chicken breasts to each skillet and cook until golden and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to platter.
  3. Bring wine, Sumac juice and broth to boil in 1 skillet over medium-high heat. Whisk in butter-flour mixture and boil until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Add prepared Burdock root discs heat through. Stir in capers, parsley and remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.

Thomas Cooper and Lauren Essick fixed this dish for our Forage to Feast event! Plus we made this vegetarian version of Chicken Piccata with portabello mushrooms.  We added Milkweed pods to this dish.  Here is a picture.


Portobella mushrooms with Milkweed Pods and Elderberry Capers