Thursday, October 20, 2011

Week 42: Parmesan Chicken

The Recipe
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp thyme
a dash of garlic powder
1/6 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1lb chicken breasts
1 egg, beaten
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil

Mix the first 6 ingredients (bread crumbs through cheese) in a plastic bag.
Cut the chicken into 2cm x 5cm ('ish) strips, dip them into the egg (making sure it covers all sides) and dump them into the plastic bag. Shake thoroughly to cover the chicken with the crumb mixture on all sides.

In a large pan, heat the butter and oil over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the plastic bag and brown it for about 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

Serve with brown rice and a tomato-mozzerella salad

The Verdict
Oh my goodness, soooo goooood!!!! Both DH and I LOVED this! The coating kept the chicken from getting dry, and the crumb mixture was wonderfully seasoned and the cheese gave it an extra 'twist'. The serving suggestions didn't say anything about a sauce of any kind, so I served it with sweet chili sauce, but I think it would have gone just as well with a creamy tomato sauce, or a mushroom-mustard sauce. Happily both DH and I agree that this should be a regular in our repetoir, so I'll get to try both eventually :)

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