Chicken Francese Recipe

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Make this chicken Francese recipe, a restaurant-quality recipe just at home, that is super easy to make and on your table under 20 minutes!

chicken Francese recipe served in cast iron pan

Chicken Francese is also popularly known as Chicken Francaise that is a common dish in the USA.

It is a culinary delight that is a delicate combination of Italian and American.

It has incredible flavours that just pop in your mouth!

You can also add your own choice of flavours such as a sprinkle of garlic sauce or a splash of cream since it is such a versatile dish.

Chicken Francese is a gourmet chicken recipe that can be prepared in under 20 minutes and is a wholesome meal by itself.

You can add a dressing of your choice like parmesan cheese, parsley, lemon, etc.

if you want to have it as a meal.

It is an extremely delicious and healthy meal that is rich in flavours and protein,

just the wonderful combination to bring your family together on the table.

Why this recipe works:

1.Easy to prepare with basic, readily available ingredients 

2.A quick gourmet dish that is on your table in under 30 minutes and one of the best foods for the hungry days 

3.Nutritious with the proteins of chicken and egg, and flavoured by various spices that make it a lovable delicacy. 

How to Make Chicken Francese:

egg, chicken and spices are taken in bowl
These all the ingredients to make fry the chicken
chicken breast in grey plate
Take chicken breast, cut into two slices or butterfly the chicken, or make into thin stripes.
spices are taken in small plate
Take all the seasoning for chicken Francese
egg and spices are taken in green bowl
To a wide bowl, break one egg, add all the seasonings, and mix well.
Floured chicken breast in white plate
Take a chicken, pat over the flour
chicken breast and egg in bowl
And, drench the chicken breast into the egg mixture.
Breaded breast in bowl
Throughly on both the sides.
Butter in cast iron pan
Heat butter in a pan, Place the chicken and cook over low heat till the chicken is cooked thoroughly.
chicken breast is being fried in cast iron pan
Heat butter in a pan, Place the chicken and cook over low heat till the chicken is cooked thoroughly. Flip the chicken and cook the chicken on both sides, Once the chicken has been cooked. Transfer to another plate and set aside. 
butter and flour in cast iron pan
To the same pan, add little more butter, add flour. Stir for few seconds.
minced garlic in cast iron pan
Add minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt. Stir for few seconds.
sauce in cast iron Pan
In goes the chicken stock, stir continuously to get a light saucy consistency.
Chicken francese is in cast iron pan
Place the cooked chicken, pour over the sauce to the chicken and cook for 1 minute.
chicken francese recipe is in cast iron pan
Sprinkle chopped dill leaves or coriander leaves.

chicken francese in cast iron pan with spoon in

Tips to make the best Chicken Francese Recipe:

1 .Use dry white if you want the authentic taste of the chicken Francese.

Try not to use any other type of wine. If you want to avoid using dry white wine, you can substitute it with chicken broth. 

2.Cover the pan with an aluminium foil when you cook so that the chicken doesn’t become dry and the moisture is retained. 

3.If you do not want to use the boneless chicken breasts, you can swap it with thinner cutlets that are 1/4th inch.

This cooks faster than the traditional chicken breasts and you can have your chicken Francese ready in less than15 minutes!

4.Cook the sauce on a low flame and stir continuously so that all the flavours are combined well and the sauce thickens evenly without any lumps 

FAQ:

1. How to serve the chicken francese?

Scalloped potatoes, roasted cauliflower, candied yams, bacon parmesan brussels sprouts and roasted root veggies go best as sides with this chicken recipe. 

2. How long will it take for the chicken to be cooked completely?

It takes about 3-4 mins to cook on each side. Try to cover and cook so that it is soft and juicy. 

3. How do I store the chicken francese?

You can store the cooked chicken in an airtight container for 4 days in the freezer. 

4. What can I serve with Chicken Francese as the main course?

Buttered noodles, mashed potatoes or your favourite bread go well with this amazing chicken Francese.

Other Recipes you may like to try:

Baked Mac and Cheese

Baked Vegetarian Ziti

Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy Mushroom Stroganoff

Classic Ratatouilles

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Chicken Francese


  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Chicken Francese is also popularly known as Chicken Francaise that is a common dish in the USA.

It is a culinary delight that is a delicate combination of Italian and American.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/2 pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill leaves/coriander leaves.
  • To sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dill leaves

Instructions

  1. Take chicken breast, cut into two slices or butterfly the chicken, or make into thin stripes.
  2. Take all the seasoning for chicken Francese
  3. To a wide bowl, break one egg, add all the seasonings, and mix well and keep aside.
  4. Take a chicken, pat over the flour
  5. And, drench the chicken breast into the egg mixture. Thoroughly on both sides.
  6. Heat butter in a pan, Place the drenched chicken and cook over low heat till the chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  7. Flip cook the chicken on both sides, Once the chicken has been cooked. Transfer to another plate and set aside.
  8. To the same pan, add little more butter, add flour. Stir for few seconds.
  9. Add minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt. Stir for few seconds.
  10. In goes the chicken stock, stir continuously to get a light saucy consistency.
  11. Place the cooked chicken, pour over the sauce to the chicken and cook for 1 minute.
  12. Sprinkle chopped dill leaves or coriander leaves.

Notes

Tips to make the best Chicken Francese Recipe:

  1. Use dry white if you want the authentic taste of the chicken Francese. Try not to use any other type of wine. If you want to avoid using dry white wine, you can substitute it with chicken broth. 
  2. Cover the pan with an aluminium foil when you cook so that the chicken doesn’t become dry and the moisture is retained. 
  3. If you do not want to use the boneless chicken breasts, you can swap it with thinner cutlets that are 1/4th inch. This cooks faster than the traditional chicken breasts and you can have your chicken Francese ready in less than 30 minutes!
  4. Cook the sauce on a low flame and stir continuously so that all the flavours are combined well and the sauce thickens evenly without any lumps. 
  • Category: Sides, Maincourse
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American , Italian

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