chicken francaise in 5 minutes

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By Helene Mulvihill
from Magnolia, TX

This is a recipe from The Chew's Michael Simon. He made it for a 5 minute challenge. I watched the segment a few times, then made the effort to re-create it with fantastic results! My family loves it!

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For chicken francaise in 5 minutes

  • 6
    boneless chicken breasts, filleted or pounded thin
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • flour for dredging
  • 3
    eggs
  • 4 clove
    garlic, sliced
  • 2 c
    sliced mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsp
    parsley
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    white wine (i like pinot grigio)
  • 1/2 c
    chicken stock
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How To Make chicken francaise in 5 minutes

  • 1
    Fillet chicken, pat dry then seaon with salt and pepper and set aside
  • 2
    Prepare your work station. One bowl with flour and one with eggs (beaten) and fry pan with butter and oil. Heat pan to medium.
  • 3
    Dredge chicken in flour first, then dip in egg and place in hot fry pan, repeat until pan is full
  • 4
    Fry for about 2 minutes, until browned, then flip each piece
  • 5
    Add garlic and mushroom to pan and fry for an additional 5 minutes or until brown.
  • 6
    Squeeze or pour lemon juice directly on to chicken breasts, then deglaze pan with white wine.
  • 7
    Add chicken stock and parsley and cook to reduce broth to a smooth gravy.
  • 8
    Serve over rice ***note*** Original recipe calls for capers instead of mushrooms.

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