Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Chicken Scampi


  • 2 raw chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Kraft parmesan cheese
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1 (16 ounce) package linguini
  • 3/4 c. butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 3 T. white wine
  • 3 T. parsley
  • Lemon wedges (optional) for garnish


1. Cut chicken into thin strips. In a small bowl, beat egg until blended. Prepare a larger bowl with the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and dash of salt and pepper.

2. Dip chicken in egg mixture and then coat with bread crumb mixture.

3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add breaded chicken pieces and cook thoroughly (approx. 4 minutes per side). Remove cooked chicken and set aside.

4. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguini and cook as directed on package.

5. In skillet that chicken was prepared in, add 1/2 c. butter, garlic, wine, lemon, parsley and additional salt and pepper if desired.

6. Drain pasta and add 1/4 cup butter, then toss until pasta is coated. At the same time, add chicken into sauce and toss.

7. Plate the pasta, then add chicken and sauce on top. Garnish with parsley or lemon wedges


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