Basil Chicken Milanese

Basil Chicken Milanese

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"Crisp pan-fried chicken cutlets are served over spinach salad drizzled with a lemony dressing."
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30 m servings 267 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 267 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 25.4 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 159 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, 3 teaspoons of the basil, 1 teaspoon of the garlic powder and pepper in shallow dish. Moisten chicken lightly with milk. Coat evenly with bread crumb mixture.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Cook chicken in batches 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer chicken to serving platter.
  3. Meanwhile, mix remaining 4 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon basil and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Drizzle dressing over spinach; toss to coat well. Serve chicken with spinach salad.


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It was delicious! A great simple, flavorful dish.

Perfect as written but if you are in a hurry I think substituting Italian bread crumbs for the first 5 ingredients would work just fine too. This is a keeper!