Italian Baked Fried Lemon Chicken Cutlets

Sunday, February 19, 2017
This is a classic easy to make baked fried lemon chicken cutlets.


A healthier version from the fried cutlet style of cooking them


These are fork tender and have a tangy robust flavor with Italian herbs and spices.


Simple to make, elegant to serve for your family or guests any time of the week or special occasions.


These lemon cutlets go great with many side dishes to include my mushroom ricotta penne pasta, Italian style scalloped potatoes, or even some zucchini rollatini!


This one has all the flavor of fried baked in the oven.


Scroll down for this easy, delicious recipe everyone loves and print it off!




Healthier Baked chicken with lemon and lemon zest that is fresh and delicious healthier baked not fried



These are baked lemon cutlets with Penne pasta in a big blue bowl



A Favorite Lemon Baked Chicken



We have made this baked for years and fried.


I show two versions.


Mom fried everything.


As time went on I tried baking to save calories and cook healthier.


When I was growing up everything was fried in butter and olive oil.


If you love lemon chicken this is a fantastic flavor and goes great with your favorite kind of pasta.


this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.



Healthy Heart



I learned to adapt some of the favorite recipes to bake these as an alternative.


It's heart smart.


A healthier version to a classic chicken fried lemon cutlet.



this is how to make baked Italian style lemon baked fried chicken cutlets




Baked Fried



This one is our favorite and we really don't notice the difference. Hope you like this one as much as we do.


It is an easy recipe with fewer calories because of half the fat.


Eating healthier may not always be what you grew up with but can still be very delicious.


This is one. Don't hesitate to let me know what you think.




this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.



Mom's Version



Mom fried everything, and when she made these cutlets, they were always fried in olive oil mixed with vegetable oil.


When I have my two older brothers over for dinner, I always fry them to get those beautiful childhood memories instilled in all of us.


Times change, heart-smart healthy meals are a common practice for me and many people are more health-conscious on fats they eat.


We have had a history of heart disease, so I try to adapt all my recipes to be heart smart now.


These Italian Baked - Fried Lemon Chicken Cutlets are delicious in flavor baked or fried.


Try them any way you like, the end result will be how you prefer the taste and method of cooking them.







this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.



ingredients


  • Almond Flour or regular flour
  • Egg whites are beaten or whole egg
  • Italian Flavored Bread Crumbs or Panko Italian bread crumbs or used crushed pork rinds
  • White wine or chicken broth
  • Fresh Lemon slices
  • lemon juice
  • Fresh rosemary, basil, parsley around 1 tablespoon each
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • freshly chopped garlic
  • granulated garlic
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Butter or low-fat substitute
  • Olive oil
  • Canola oil if you decide to use the frying method
  • oil spray
  • Boneless chicken breasts sliced thin ( I used 3 sliced around 1/2 inch thick)
  • Lemon Zest grated










this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.





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Turkey or Chicken Pot Pie
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this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories. Show in two photos a fried version and the baked version of lemon chicken




The Breading



You can make this so many different ways.


Heart Healthy and a diabetic version are to use the almond flour and coat with crushed pork rinds.


The ones in this photo are made with panko bread crumbs.


Make this baked lemon chicken cutlets this is a great addition to your chicken recipe box!


All versions are listed in the recipe card.





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Yield: 6
this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.

Italian Baked Fried Lemon Chicken Cutlets

prep time: 10 mins cook time: 45 mins total time: 55 mins
This is a healthier baked version of my mom's lemon fried chicken.

ingredients:

Almond Flour or regular flour
Egg whites beaten or whole egg
Italian Flavored Bread Crumbs or Panko Italian bread crumbs or used crushed pork rinds
White wine around 1/2 cup or chicken broth
Fresh Lemon slices
1/4 cup lemon juice
Fresh rosemary, basil, parsley around 1 tablespoon each
salt, pepper to taste
1 clove freshly chopped garlic
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
Parmesan cheese
Butter or low-fat substitute
Olive oil 
Canola oil if you decide to use the frying method
oil spray
Boneless chicken breasts sliced thin ( I used 3 sliced around 1/2 inch thick)
Lemon Zest grated 

instructions:

Shake the chicken in a ziplock bag of seasoned flour. I added around 1 teaspoon each: granulated garlic, salt, pepper and a pinch of cayenne. You can also add dried herbs

Dip each piece of chicken in beaten egg whites then into the flavored bread crumbs of choice seasoned with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

Place the chicken in a large oil sprayed or parchment lined 13 x 9 casserole dish.

Drizzle each piece with olive oil. In a small microwave safe bowl, measure 1/4 cup olive, 2 tablespoons butter, add wine or broth.

 Heat around 30 seconds in the microwave. Pour around the bottom of the casserole dish. Bake for around 30 minutes at 400 degrees.  Remove from oven. Sprinkle with  fresh herbs on the top,  grated lemon zest,  add the fresh lemon slices to the top and serve. 
calories
200
fat (grams)
8
sat. fat (grams)
6
carbs (grams)
2
protein (grams)
11
sugar (grams)
3
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this is a lemon baked chicken in a white porcelain baking dish with sliced lemons on top. This is how to make a baked lemon chicken healthier and lower in calories.




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this is how to make baked Italian style lemon baked fried chicken cutlets


1 comment

  1. Your baked chicken looks great and reminds me of what my MIL used to make…lemony and moist.

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