Florentine Chicken Recipe

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Florentine Chicken

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Serves:

4

Ingredients

2.5 lb
chicken
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper
1 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 c
olive oil
juice from 1 lemon
3/4 c
all purpose flour
2
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut chicken into 14 to 16 small pieces or ask butcher to do so. Wash and dry pieces thoroughly.
2
Place chicken pieces in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with parsley. Add oil and lemon juice; mix well.
3
Let stand 2 to 3 hours.
4
Beat eggs with salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
5
Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Coat chicken lightly with flour. Dip into beaten eggs; let excess egg drip off.
6
Pour oil 2 inches deep in a large saucepan of deep-fryer. Heat oil to 375, or until a 1-inch cube of bread turns golden brown after 1 minute.
7
Fry chicken pieces 10 to 12 minutes or until golden on all sides. Drain on paper towels.
8
Place chicken pieces on a warm platter, sprinkle lightly with salt. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy