Chicken Alla Milanese

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    32mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1368
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This is an elegant classic that would work as well as a midweek meal as it would at a dinner party for friends. The citrusy mashed potatoes are a game-changer. They add freshness to the dish and pair beautifully with the zesty, crispy chicken.

recipe updated Jun 22, 2018

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed
  • Potato icon
    Potato
    1000g
  • Breadcrumbs icon
    Breadcrumbs
    100g
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano
    1g
  • Garlic powder icon
    Garlic powder
    1g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    50g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    100g
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    450g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    44ml
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    150g
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    560g
  • Capers icon
    Capers
    17g
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    59ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    53g
  • Arugula icon
    Arugula
    100g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Pie dish - 8"
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Serving plate

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside potato: peeled & halved
  2. Prep and set aside lemon: zest of
  3. Prep and set aside parmesan cheese: finely grated
  4. Prep and set aside tomato: coarsely chopped
  5. Prep and set aside capers: drained & rinsed
  6. Get a clean large saucepan
  7. Add water
  8. Add salt
  9. Boil
  10. Add prepared potato
  11. Cook until soft and continue - 20 min
  12. Get a clean small bowl
  13. Add breadcrumbs
  14. Add dried oregano
  15. Add garlic powder
  16. Add prepared lemon
  17. Add prepared parmesan cheese
  18. Mix together with tablespoon
  19. Transfer mixture to plate
  20. Get a clean small bowl
  21. Add egg
  22. Beat
  23. Prepare a clean work surface with plastic wrap
  24. Place boned, skinned chicken breast
  25. Cover with plastic wrap
  26. Flatten
  27. Dip chicken into egg mixture
  28. Coat crumbs
  29. Get a clean frying pan
  30. Add olive oil
  31. Cook each side until golden brown - approx 3 min, medium-high heat
  32. Transfer chicken to serving plate
  33. Keep warm
  34. Retrieve frying pan
  35. Heat - medium heat
  36. Add butter
  37. Mix in prepared tomato
  38. Mix in prepared capers
  39. Add white wine
  40. Season with salt & pepper
  41. Simmer and continue - approx 2 min
  42. Drain potatoes
  43. Return
  44. Add lemon juice
  45. Add butter
  46. Season generously
  47. Mash with potato masher
  48. Transfer potatoes to serving plate
  49. Add arugula to a chicken
  50. Stir quickly
  51. Serve
  52. Yum!
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