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Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter

Best used for quick-cooking boneless cuts, sauteing is all about temperature. Start with a hot pan, and cook the chicken in batches so that it browns easily. You can also make a sauce in the same pan.

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  • Servings: 4
Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter

Source: Everyday Food, May 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 thin chicken cutlets (1 1/2 pounds total)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley or mint (or a combination)

Directions

  1. Place flour in a shallow dish. Season chicken with salt and pepper and dredge in flour. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high. Working in batches, cook chicken until browned, 1 to 3 minutes per side, adding more oil to skillet as needed. Transfer chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

  2. Add wine and accumulated juices from chicken to skillet and boil until liquid has reduced by half, about 4 minutes. Add chicken and turn to coat. Remove skillet from heat and swirl in butter and herbs. Season with salt and pepper.

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