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Monday, January 25, 2016

Chicken Milanese #Recipe and a Meat Tenderizer Mallet

Lemon and garlic comes great together in this  crispy chicken Milanese recipe.  I am not fond of garlic but it  is needed on this specific menu.  The oven roasted potatoes  and the bright arugula salad  with creamy lemon chive dressing  makes this  for a light but hearty dinner.  You can find the recipe below.
  • 24 oz chicken breast
  • 24 oz potatoes
  • 6 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 lemon
  • 1/2 oz chives
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 4 oz arugula
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Prep and roast the potatoes:  Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Cut the potatoes into  1/2-inch wedges.  Toss the potatoes on a baking sheet with a drizzles of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.  Place in the oven for 25-30 minutes, tossing  halfway though cooking until golden brown.
  • Mince the chives. and zest and halve the lemons.
  • Place the panko in  a shallow dish with a pinch of salt and pepper.  In a medium bowl, combine the lemon zest, garlic powder, sour cream, and a pinch of  salt and pepper.
  • Prep the chicken: Place the the chicken breast between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound  with a meat tenderizer mallet  until 1/2 inch thick.  Season with salt and pepper, then toss each breast with the sour cream mixture to coat.  Press the chicken into the panko mixture to adhere on both sides.  
  • Cook the Chicken:   Heat a drizzle of oil  in a large pan over medium-high heat.  Working in batches, if necessary, add the chicken to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tbsp sour cream,  1 tbsp chives, a squeeze of lemon and a large drizzle of olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper.  
I love this meat tenderizer mallet that I got  from Cavetools.  I used this right away when I  made the dish above as the chicken need tenderizing.  This mallet is a perfect tool to have in the kitchen .  It is great a  pounder for chicken, steak, beef, and other tough cuts of meat. Now that I have this, I will have to try making weiner schnitzel and cordon bleu.  Its STAINLESS STEEL DESIGN IS DISHWASHER SAFE saving you tons of time cleaning up and also safely sterilizing any raw meat left behind.  This would also be great to use to crush nuts, garlic, ice and hard candy with ease.  You can get this  through the link above or though this amazon link.  You can use  this code KRYLK4CT for an additional 155 off.
Toss the arugula  with just enough dressing to coat and serve alongside the chicken Milanese and crispy potatoes.  Sprinkle with the remaining chives and enjoy!
I also used the mallets to pound the chicken I used when I made the  cordon bleu.  I will be posting the recipe for that soon.

Disclosure: The owner of this blog was NOT financially compensated to write this review.  I was provided with the product/s mentioned  to help me  facilitate this review but  opinions are my own.

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Masshole Mommy said...

That sounds so good. I would love to try this recipe (and the meat mallet, too)!

Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle said...

I love a good mallet. It's really the only way to get some cuts of meat tender. But a bad mallet does a terrible job.

Tori Gabriel said...

This sounds amazing. I really like garlic though I've never mixed it with lemon before. I have to try this out.

Jeannette said...

That dressing looks outstanding! I've never thought about putting sour cream and dressing but what a awesome idea.

Kelli @ 3 Boys and a Dog said...

This looks so delicious! It is on the meal To-Do list for sure! (Seriously, drooling at the computer at the moment!0

Miles L. said...

That meat tenderizer looks handy! It saves a lot of time and energy when you have this kind of tools.

Ricci said...

I am obsessed with chicken and this dish looks amazing! Great recipe!!

Heather Pfingsten said...

This looks amazing and sounds mouthwatering. I have most of these ingredients at my house so this will be easy to add to the menu for next week! YUM!

Ourfamilyworld said...

That looks tasty! I'm always on the look out for yummy ways to serve chicken. This one is worth a try.

Jessica Harlow said...

I have a few other products from CaveTools and really love them. They've quickly become my favorite tools in the kitchen. I'm going to check out this mallet, especially for grilling season.

krystal said...

This looks like a great recipe to try. I have never made chicken milanese on my own.

kat b said...

That looks amazing! I definitely would love to try this sometime. Chicken is my favorite meat, so I'm looking forward to trying this.

Ann B said...

This looks so delicious and easy to make. I need to get one of these meat tenderizer mallets. I am always looking for new chicken recipes.

Ashleigh Walls said...

That looks so delicious! I think the boys would love this as a weekday dinner.

Ckrusch said...

That meat tenderizer looks great! I've never had one! It saves a lot of time and energy when you have this kind of tool!

Tiffany said...

I have all of the ingredients except arugula, so I think this will be on the menu very soon! Thanks for a new recipe!!

Christy Garrett said...

This sounds delicious. I just bought a meat tenderizer a few weeks ago. I need to use it. :)

Bonnie Gowen said...

That product looks awesome! I have to get one for my kitchen. Looks like it works great.

Shaney Vijendranath said...

It is almost dinner time for me and staring at that picture is making my stomach make noises. Lol. Looks really good, send some over. :P

CourtneyLynne said...

Ooooooo this tenderizer sounds awesome!!! Being a total foodie I'm always on the lookout for new fabulous kitchen gear!

Kiwi said...

I need to own a mallet. I bet it does tenderize your food better!

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