Chicken Milanese - Breaded Chicken Cutlets
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Chicken Milanese - Breaded Chicken Cutlets

Chicken Milanese (literally, chicken in the style of Milan) is a chicken breast that has been butterflied and lightly flattened out, dipped in beaten egg, then into a breadcrumb-Parmesan mixture and fried in butter. This superb dish is super-easy to make and packed with flavor. The breading is so light and so melt in your mouth good, the meat is moist and tender. It's one of my favorite quick meals for a weeknight. These crispy cutlets not only make an exceptional main dish for dinner, but are equally delightful in a sandwich. I often serve these over pasta, drizzling Alfredo sauce over everything. My father likes them topped with fried eggs and covered with Hollandaise sauce and cheddar cheese...the possibilities for this versatile dish are endless.

(4.8, 74) 96% would make again

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Yield: 4 Servings Ready in 45 minutes

Cuisine: Italian   Main Ingredient: Chicken


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This was easy and very tasty. I'll definitely make it a favorite
Ajkingsley , 2 years ago
The directions are spot-on. I've made this for years, but sgrishka has it down!
MauiCooker , 2 years ago
Wonderful. Made this with Panko bread crumbs. Fried egg with package Hollandaise with the juice of one lemon added, The only thing wrong with it is I overcooked the egg. But this was great will be making this again real soon. Thanks
momluvstocook , 2 years ago
JoeyJ30 , 2 years ago
This recipe is SO EASY, and it's fast! I just tried it for the first time tonight, but was able to skip the first few steps because I bought skinless, boneless chicken cutlets. It took about 20 minutes to prepare and cook, and it was absolutely delicious! My Dad was very fond of northern Italian cooking, and I wish he were still here to sample this great chicken dish because I know he would love it. My ten-year-old daughter cleaned her plate. I will definitely make this again.
mallmarie , 2 years ago
Excellent. It is now "my" recipe. Or so I tell my guests. I use equal part Italian bread crumbs, panko and Romano pecorino, for the breading. But it's the fried egg that makes it special.
Rhgugino , 2 years ago
I was impressed by the fact that these are actually a cinch to make! We have a total of six people in our house and I'm always on the lookout for recipes that I hope will please everyone - this recipe met that expectation and everyone loved it. Yummy and easy to make!
JKRojahn , 2 years ago
Excellent! Prepared exactly as written. Served with buttered egg noodles and sautéed asparagus. Family loved it
Mamaschaef , 2 years ago
My fiancé loved it, it was perfect!
Dearyxo , 2 years ago
ronda.anderson , 2 years ago
Excellent chicken recipe. Tasted great even without the parsley or lemon sauce. Will make again for sure.
pammillerheyart , 2 years ago
Wow! Even my picky parents and 11 year old brother ate it! Amazing flavor, great texture. And, you can use Smart Balance instead of regular butter. :P
Dokken , 2 years ago
Soooo good! Crust is great for fried zucchini too. Be sure to blanch veggi's first and blot dry with paper towel before putting crust on. Don't skip dry time or crust will not stick as well. My family loved it!
me_4givn , 2 years ago
Fantastic flavor... Kids smashed it!
SchemeD , 2 years ago
Tried this recipe tonight and to my surprise my usually picky hubby and son loved this dish. I added a little cream to the sauce just to take down the bite of the lemon. Turned out great!!! Will keep this in my recipe box.
lisa982 , 3 years ago
Simply stated, a flawless recipe. . . . . . very easy to make and totally delicious!
Skeeter77 , 3 years ago
New family favorite!! We used crushed Ritz crackers mixed with panko bread crumbs and Kraft 3 cheese parmesan. We also fry it in light olive oil. Sooooo crunchy and good!!!
Peggy921 , 3 years ago
Yummy! Was a lot of steps but the end result was delicious! Burnt 2 pieces because it cooked so fast but still good. The rest of the pieces were great. I also didn't beat the meat and used Italian bread crumbs it tasted fine.
pugsruletheworld , 3 years ago
Best chicken ever "SO GOOD IS VERY GOOD"
Debbyaidan , 3 years ago
Excellent. I almost didn't make the lemon sauce - that would have been a big mistake!
evelyndb , 3 years ago
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