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Chicken Italiano

 Chicken Italiano
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.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.