Monday, November 12, 2007

Chicken Scaloppini

You will love this Colorful, classic italian main meal.
Originally this recipe added prosciutto on top of Chicken.
Source: Australian Table magazine (Oct 07).
Chicken Scalloppini
(serve 4)
  • 2 x 300g chicken Breast fillets
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finelly chopped
  • 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup small black olive
  • 125 g Mozzarella, sliced
  • Salad or veg, to serve


  1. Slice each chicken breast fillet in two, horizontally,through centre. One at a time, place each half on board, cover with plastic wrap and pat out using a rolling pin to 7.5mm thick. Dust with a little seasoned flour.
  2. Heat half of oil in a frying pan on medium, and cook chicken in batches, for 2 minutes each side, until cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Heat remaining oil in pan on low. Cook garlic for 1 minute, until fragrant and soft. add tomato and olives, season and simmer on medium heat for 8 minutes, Stirring occasionally, until thickened. Pour into a shallow baking dish and top with chicken.
  4. Preheat a grill on high. Top each chicken piece with a slice of mozzarella. Grill for 3 minutes, until cheese melts. Top with a grinding of pepper and serve with salad or veg.


Finla said...

Wow i love this dish. Never made at home only ate them in otherplaces.

Ti said...

happycook:You should try it, so easy to make it and delicious