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Chicken Francesca

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Rating: 5/5
2 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 79493
cook method: oven, stovetop
Chicken Francesca Recipe
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1 pound chicken cutlets, sliced thin
seasoned bread crumbs for coating cutlets
1 egg
oil, for frying


1/4 pound butter
1 clove garlic, pressed
1/4 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
1 lemon, juiced


Dip chicken in beaten egg and then in bread crumbs. Fry in oil until golden brown. Place chicken in a flat baking dish and put aside.

Melt butter, garlic and chopped parsley and cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add juice of lemon. Pour sauce over chicken and bake in a 375 degrees F preheated oven for 20 minutes.

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Ashly, Kansas City, Kansas USA


352 calories, 26 grams fat, 2 grams carbohydrates, 28 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Delicious recipe. The chicken has a nice coating and the lemon butter sauce ties it all together.

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Mar 14, 2010

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I searched 6 different recipes for Chicken Francesca. I chose this one because it seemed the easiest one to make with the least amount of ingredients and prep. SO GLAD I CHOSE. It was phenomenal and will be my staple for Chicken Francesca. Try it, you will love it.

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