Parmesan chicken escalopes Recipe

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  • Healthy

serves:

4

Skill:

medium

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories Array kCal 0%
Fat Arrayg 0%
  -  Saturates Arrayg 0%

Parmesan adds a tang to the breadcrumbs for a healthier, tastier alternative to shop-bought escalopes. Turkey breasts work just as well.

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 100ml (4fl oz) semi-skimmed milk
  • 200g (8oz) fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1tbsp chopped thyme
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • 250g (10oz) spaghetti
  • 75g (3oz) grated Parmesan cheese

Method

  • Place the chicken breasts in a plastic bag and bash with a rolling pin until 1cm thick.

  • Mix the egg with the milk and season.

  • Mix the breadcrumbs with the Parmesan, thyme and black pepper. Dip the chicken in the egg mixture and then the breadcrumbs, and fry for 3-4 mins on each side. Cook spaghetti as directed on pack.

  • Serve the escalopes with spaghetti and top with Parmesan shavings.

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Top tip: Use a large pan and plenty of water for cooking spaghetti - it's important that the pasta can move around during cooking.