Our take on the classic, but baked and kept juicy with spiked yogurt and seasoned homemade breadcrumbs - served with sautéed string beans, black pepper and toasted almonds. Cooking for one? Make the full recipe and reheat the chicken and beans in your broiler.
Servings: 4 people
- 4 chicken cutlets, about 6oz each
- 1 container plain greek yogurt, about 5oz
- 1/2 tsp worcestershire
- 1 dash cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp Sel Magique Classic Blend
- 1 piece day-old bread, preferably semolina to render 1 1/4 cups bread crumbs
- 1 tbs garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp Sel Magique Salt & Pepper Blend
String Beans with toasted almonds
- 1 lbs fresh young string beans, ends trimmed
- 3 tbs unsalted butter
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1 tsp cracked black pepper
Center rack in oven and heat to 350 degrees F
Using a cheese grater, take the bread and finely grate onto a baking sheet making sure to crumble into a fine granuels. Add garlic powder and Sel Magique, mix and spread out on sheet evenly.
Bake for about 10 minutes, stir, and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until golden. You'll need to watch it as times will vary depending on what kind of bread youre using - don't burn!
Remove and cool. You'll use the same baking sheet to coat the chicken in the breadcrumbs 🙂
Wash and trim ends
In a small sautée pan over medium heat, brown almonds. Be careful not to scorch.
In a large sautée pan (you'll need a lid), over medium heat melt butter and sauté garlic, then add pepper, let pepper and garlic bubble for a second but don't let butter brown.
Add beans and sautée, coating evenly. Cover, and cook for 8-10 minutes till tender but still slightly crisp. Add almonds and mix. HOld till chicken is done - you can quickly heat again just before plating.
Preheat oven to 350 fegrees F
oil a baking sheet
Rinse and dry the cutlets - they should be between 1/4 - 1/2" in thickness, set aside
In a medium bowl, mix together the yogurt, worcestershire, cayenne, and Sel Magique
coat the chicken in the yogurt, and then evenly coat each side in the breadcrumbs, place on oiled baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes or until done (check with a knife, time will vary depending on thickness. Remove from oven. Turn oven to broil, then crisp the chicken for 2-3 minutes till golden brown. Serve and enjoy!