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Scallopini are cuts of meat that are pounded thin and then cooked to perfection in about 6 minutes. For a beautifully browned crust, make sure the pan and oil are hot—the chicken should hiss as it hits the pan.

Recipe by Oxmoor House March 2010

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet.

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  • Combine egg white and water in a shallow dish, stirring with a whisk. Place breadcrumbs in another shallow dish. Dip each chicken breast half in egg mixture; dredge in breadcrumbs.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of chicken to pan. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate; cover and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and chicken.

  • Add broth and lemon juice to pan, stirring to loosen browned bits. Cook, uncovered, over high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until reduced to 1/3 cup. Drizzle sauce over chicken.

  • Serve with: Pan-Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

265 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 37.4g; carbohydrates 10.5g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 94mg; iron 1.9mg; sodium 380mg; calcium 38mg.
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