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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Chicken Schnitzel

Update: this picture is chicken schnitzel. The previously posted picture of that chicken with mushrooms is still a mystery.

2 large eggs
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (3 slices white bread)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 chicken cutlets (about 6 ounces each), pounded to an even 1/4-inch thickness
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  1. In a wide shallow bowl, beat eggs with garlic, parsley, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan. Dip each cutlet into egg mixture to coat completely, then dredge in breadcrumb mixture, patting it on with your fingers.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 2 cutlets until golden brown and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to pan, reduce heat to medium, and repeat with remaining 2 cutlets.
  3. Wipe skillet with a paper towel; heat butter until melted. Add wine; heat 30 seconds. Stir in broth and lemon juice; simmer 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, pour broth mixture over cutlets.



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