Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Chicken Parmigiana


I love Italian food, and anything pasta, and noodles, and parmesan... I love pasta topped with wonderful red or cream sauce, topped with cheeses, vegetables, or meat.
This dish is a classic, packed with delicious flavors. The breaded chicken breasts, are melted with cheese and served with a luscious tomato sauce. So if you’re a fan of Italian cuisine, like me, then you're gonna love this dish.

Ingredients (serves 6):
4 whole (up to 6) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and pounded flat
½ cups all-purpose flour
Salt and Pepper, to taste
½ cup olive oil
2 Tbsp butter
1 whole medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
¾ cups wine (white or red is fine)
3 cans (14.5 oz.) crushed tomatoes
2 Tbsp sugar
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 lb thin Linguine
Mix flour, salt, and pepper together on a large plate.
Dredge flattened chicken breasts in flour mixture. Set aside.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling salted water, until al dente.

Heat olive oil and butter together in a large skillet over medium heat. When butter is melted and oil/butter mixture is hot, fry chicken breasts until nice and golden brown on each side, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken breasts from the skillet and keep warm.

Without cleaning skillet, add onions and garlic and gently stir for 2 minutes. Pour in wine and scrape the bottom of the pan. Allow wine to cook down until reduced by half, about 2 minutes.
Pour in crushed tomatoes and stir to combine. Add sugar and more salt and pepper to taste. Allow to cook for 30 minutes. Toward the end of cooking time, add chopped parsley and give sauce a final stir.

Carefully lay chicken breasts on top of the sauce and completely cover them in grated Parmesan. Place lid on skillet and reduce heat to low. Allow to simmer until cheese is melted and chicken is thoroughly heated. Add more cheese to taste.

Place cooked noodles on a plate and cover with sauce. Place chicken breast on top and sprinkle with more parsley. Serve immediately.



Poulet Parmigiana
Ingrédients (6 personnes):
4 à 6 poitrines de poulet, désossées et aplaties à l'aide d'un maillet
60 g de farine
sel et poivre, selon goût
100 ml d'huile d'olive
2 càs de beurre
1 oignon, haché
4 gousses d'ail, hachées
175 ml de vin (blanc ou rouge)
3 boites (400 g) tomates concassées
2 càs de sucre
¼ tasse de persil haché
1 tasse de parmesan
450 g de Linguine

Mélangez la farine, le sel et le poivre dans une grande assiette. 
Passez les poulet dans la farine. Résérvez.

Pendant ce temps, faites cuire les pates dans une eau bouillante salée.

Faites chauffer l'huile et le beurre dans une poêle. Une fois le beurre fondu et l'huile bien chaude, faites revenir les escalopes de poulet 2 à 3 mn de chaque côté jusqu'à coloration. Retirez-les de la poêle et réservez-les au chaud.

Dans la même huile, faites revenir l'oignon et l'ail 2 mn en remuant. Versez le vin et laissez le réduire de moitié pendant 2 mn. Ajoutez les tomates concassées et mélangez. Ajoutez le sucre, le sel et le poivre. Laissez mijoter 30 mn. Vers la fin de la cuisson, ajoutez le persil haché.

Déposez les escalopes sur le dessus de la sauce dans la poêle et saupoudrez-les de parmesan râpé. Couvrez et réduisez le feu. Laissez cuire à feu doux jusqu'à ce que le fromage fonde. 

Déposez les pâtes dans un plat, recouvrez de sauce et posez les escalopes dessus. Parsemez de pesil haché. Servez immédiatement.



Source: Adapted from The Pioneer Woman

24 comments:

  1. Yummy! That is a dish I adore! Yours looks wonderful.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  2. Mouthwatering! Love this dish!

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  3. This looks very yummy! Love chicken parmigiana!

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  4. hmmm ton plat me fait saliver! pas moyen d'y résister!

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  5. The sauce looks wonderful. I'm with you, a fan of Italian cuisine!

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  6. Lovely. Love italian food too!

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  7. I totally know what you mean - I also love love Italian food! You did a great job with this chicken parmigiana.

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  8. i really like these pics, Chicho!

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  9. Oh lovely! This is pure comfort food! Love the rich sauce and the oh-so-savory chicken. Mmm. :-)

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  10. MMMM! This, to me, is REAL comfort food! Beautiful dish!

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  11. hmmmmmmmmmm, trop trop bon !!!

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  12. Looks great chicho, love your style.

    Un saludo ; )

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  13. What a lovely dish. Your photos are amazing. I'm sure this rastes as good as it looks. I hope you are having a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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  14. I love pasta too and this is one of my favorite dishes! Yours looks perfect!

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  15. An Italian classic, easy, economical and oh so delish.

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  16. Ta photo est superbe et me donne envie!

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  17. Wow, your chicken parmegiana looks perfect! Great pictures as always :-0

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  18. it looks perfect!so delicious

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  19. That first photo is striking! My hubby will love this.

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  20. I made this dish several times, and it is just lovely. Very tasty :-)

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