CHEESE ENCRUSTED CHICKEN

 

  • Cooking Time: 2–3
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup *Asiago or Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Directions

  • Place cheese, breadcrumbs, and water in food processor and blend lightly.
  • Pour flour onto plate.
  • Whisk egg in shallow bowl.
  • Liberally season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Dredge chicken in flour and egg mixture. Coat on all sides with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Sauté chicken for 2–3 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

*ASIAGO CHEESE [ah-SYAH-goh] is of course the fairly new to Americans, but now popular semi-firm Italian cheese with a rich, nutty flavor.

Author Credit: Dawn Corder

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