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Chicken Italiano Recipe

Chicken Italiano Recipe

As a working mom, I'm always thrilled to find foods that suit our busy life-style. This recipe from my mother-in-law is frequently on our weekday menus.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Dip into eggs, then coat with crumbs. In a large skillet, heat butter and oil. Saute chicken and garlic over medium heat, turning chicken once, for 12-15 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove to a serving platter; keep warm. Add broth and lemon juice to skillet; simmer for 2-3 minutes or until volume is reduced by half. Spoon over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 322 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 187 mg cholesterol, 858 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.