Chicken Française, although French in origin, is now popular worldwide, especially in the USA. The chicken is coated in flour and dipped in seasoned egg mixture. Once it is coated and seasoned well, the chicken is fried in a sauce of lemon, butter, and white wine. It is a perfect dish for dinner dates at home. You can serve it with your favorite side dish such as mashed potatoes or steamed mixed vegetables. This recipe takes 30 minutes to prepare and cook. Enjoy your dinner!
• 2 chicken breasts (skinless and boneless)
• 2 whole eggs
• 1 cup white wine
• 1 cup chicken stock
• 1 garlic clove (minced)
• 1 handful of fresh parsley (finely chopped)
• 4 tbsp butter (divided)
• 4 tbsp olive oil
• 1/2 cup plain flour
• juice of 1/2 lemon
• 50 grams Parmesan cheese (grated)
• salt and pepper to taste
Crack two whole eggs in a bowl.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add half of the finely chopped fresh parsley.
Add grated parmesan cheese.
Mix until well combined.
Make a butterfly cut to the two chicken breasts.
Place each on a cling film and wrap it.
Flatten the thick part using a meat mallet.
Coat both sides of the chicken breasts with flour.
Dip and cover in egg mixture.
Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Add 4 tbsp olive oil and 2 tbsp butter.
Warm it up and melt the butter.
Add the coated chicken breasts into the pan.
Fry for 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
Once done, remove from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Pour 1 cup white wine to deglaze the pan.
Add 1 cup chicken stock.
Add minced garlic and juice of 1/2 lemon.
Let it simmer.
Add the remaining finely chopped parsley.
Add 2 tbsp butter.
Mix until butter melts.
Return the chicken into the pan.
Continue to cook over low heat for 30 seconds.
Remove the chicken from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Drizzle the remaining sauce over the chicken.
Serve and enjoy!
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