Cajun-Seasoned Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

Ingredients

4 (8-oz.) skinned and boned chicken breasts
1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning*
3 tablespoons self-rising flour
1/2 cup plain yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
Lemon (optional)
Garnish: fresh parsley sprig

Preparation

1. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tsp. seasoning. Combine remaining seasoning, flour, and cornmeal. Dredge chicken in flour mixture, shaking off excess.

2. Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken, and cook 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until done. Squeeze juice from lemon over chicken, and garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

*Creole seasoning may be substituted.

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Natalie Kelly Brown,

September 2009