Cheese Encrusted Chicken
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 2–3
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 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
  1. Place cheese, breadcrumbs, and water in food processor and blend lightly.
  2. Pour flour onto plate.
  3. Whisk egg in shallow bowl.
  4. Liberally season chicken with salt and pepper.
  5. Dredge chicken in flour and egg mixture. Coat on all sides with breadcrumbs.
  6. Heat oil over medium-high heat.
  7. Sauté chicken for 2–3 minutes or until golden brown.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
*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.