Chicken Francaise (may use flounder or veal)

Linda Kauppinen


This is my cousin Karen's recipe that was given to her many years ago by a co-worker. Its become a family favorite. Its a great dish to make for large gatherings as well as for family dinners.


★★★★★ 3 votes

30 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken cutlets
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    flour to coat
  • 2 large
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil
  • 4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • ·
    juice from 1 lemon

How to Make Chicken Francaise (may use flounder or veal)


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and coat with flour.
    Beat cheese and egg until smooth
  2. Add oil to large skillet and heat over high heat.
    Dip cutlets into the egg and cheese batter and fry until golden.
    Remove to a platter and put in 200 degree oven.
  3. Pour off oil.
    Add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat.
    Add garlic and saute' until golden.
    Add wine and heat for several minutes.
    Add flour and mix well.
    Add chicken broth. Mix well, cook until thickened.
    Add lemon juice.
    Pour over chicken (flounder or veal) and serve

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About Chicken Francaise (may use flounder or veal)

Course/Dish: Chicken, Gravies
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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