Chicken Milan Recipe
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Chicken Milan Recipe

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A dear friend shared this recipe a few years ago. Since then, I've prepared this memorable main dish for both family meals and get-togethers.—Mrs. Lara Priest, Gansevoort, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked chicken with 1/2 cup linguine (prepared with egg substitute) equals 349 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch 1/2 fat.


  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute garlic in 1 tablespoon oil for 1 minute or until tender; stir in parsley and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Remove to a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, basil, salt and remaining pepper. In another shallow bowl, whisk the eggs. Dredge chicken strips in flour mixture, then dip in eggs.
  3. In the same skillet, cook chicken in remaining oil over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain linguine and place on a serving platter. Pour reserved garlic mixture over linguine and toss to coat; top with chicken. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Milan in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p25

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed May. 29, 2012

"Very bland and I didn't find it quick to prepare and I was left with a ton of dishes. Not worth the hassle."

Reviewed Apr. 16, 2012

"Recipe is bland. No flavor at all."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

"Ahh- it was ok"

Reviewed Oct. 26, 2009

"The linguine did not have much flavor. The chicken was good, but it was rather messy to make."

Reviewed Jun. 29, 2009

"My family LOVES this reciept. I like to add fresh mushrooms for a little twist."

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