Margaret Ann Fanelli Colenzo's Lemon Chicken Cutlets




Lemon Sauce

2 fresh lemons juiced and seeded
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil first cold pressed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon of minced garlic or garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano and 1/2 tablespoon of fresh chopped parsley

Mix together and set aside till the end.

Chicken preparation:
4 boneless chicken breasts sliced 1/4 inch thin
1 cup Italian flavored bread crumbs add 1/4 crumb grating cheese. Put in a flat plate
1 egg beaten mixed with 1/2 cup water put in a bowl.

In a plastic bag add:
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon each of garlic powder,dried oregano, parsley,and basil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.

Shake chicken in flour mixture.
Dip each piece in egg then breadcrumbs.
Fry each piece in olive oil with a mixture of 2 tablespoons butter in pan, brown on both side, put into baking dish, keep warm in oven still serving on 200 degrees.
Pour Sauce over chicken and serve.

18 comments:

  1. Oh lemon chicken cutlets. Yum! My Mom used to make stuff like this, Claudia. I loved it so much when I was little...
    Looks delicious!

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  2. I was just thinking about frying some chicken cutlets with buttermilk sawmill gravy - this sounds much better and healthier, with out the gravy anyway....

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  3. This looks like such an easy, classic recipe that is just bursting with flavor. Love it!

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  4. What a delicious recipe very familiar here with lemon, garlic and olive oil --- ummm a yummy classic :)


    Cheers,

    Gera

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  5. Lovely heartfelt post. I am a big fan of lemon chicken and the cutlets look great.

    Cheers!

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  6. I love lemon chicken! Yours looks particularly good. :)

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  7. I just happened upon your blog. Love all your great recipes.

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  8. This makes me HUNGRY! It looks so flavourful and irresistible!

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  9. Oh yummy another great chicken recipe to try, thanks Claudia! I was trying to keep away from the eggs but am starting to move back toward using them. Breading just isn't the same without them you know.

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  10. I do these dipped in milk (not egg) at least once a week in the winter. It is a family favorite - yours look utterly scrumptious. They wouldn't last five minutes here.

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  11. I'm thinking this could become a new favorite of mine. Loving the lemon sauce.

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  12. Your chicken cutlets look delicious! My Mom makes these a lot too - they are one of her favorites.

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  13. I am always looking for new ways to dress up chicken. Thanks for sharing it looks great!

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  14. Thanks for sharing you mom's recipe! Family recipes are always the best!

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  15. mother's recipe:always delicious!for ever...

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  16. Chicken cutlets are great to serve during picnics and potlucks. This recipe with lemon sauce is an amazing variation of the traditional one. The sauce gives a unique flavoring to the chicken's goodness. Everyone will surely enjoy this delicious meal.

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