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baked chicken milanese with arugula salad + tomatoes

I usually fry my chicken when I make chicken milanese but decided to try baking it instead. Result: just as delicious as frying and the chicken was juicer! Instead of coating the chicken with flour and egg as I usually do to make milanese, I dipped each chicken breast into a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice. I felt better about myself knowing that it wasn’t fried (since it’s such a big different right? hehe). I made a simple salad of greens and put on top of the chicken… it was a great combination and was a light & fresh meal! Next time you are craving chicken milanese, try this recipe! 🙂 Recipe for baked chicken milanese with arugula salad & tomatoes courtesy of: http://www.skinnytaste.com/2008/04/chicken-milanese-with-arugula-and.html Ingredients: For the Salad: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 5 medium ripe tomatoes, diced 1/4 small red onion, sliced thin 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil kosher salt and pepper to taste 6 cups baby arugula For the chicken: 24 oz (3) boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced …

bread it, fry it, bake it, top it

The title sounds easy enough right? I’m talking about easy steps for making chicken milanese aka breaded chicken that is fried or baked or both! It can get messy but it’s a simple 3-step process to bread chicken: first you lightly cover the chicken with flour; then you dip it in egg; lastly, you coat it with bread crumbs. Once you finish breading and frying the chicken, you can get creative with your toppings. Take for example this delightful recipe from A Cozy Kitchen for Chicken Milanesa, Uruguayan Style. The breading has more of a kick and after the chicken is fried, it is topped with a slice of ham, shredded mozzarella & a fried egg. Can you say YUM! For the other half of my chicken breasts, I decided to add marinara & cheese aka chicken parmesan. Same breading process but after frying the chicken, I topped the chicken with grated parmesan cheese, marinara sauce & a slice of provolone. You can add as much cheese & marinara as you want. Pop the chicken …