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Crispy Chicken Costoletta
I found this delicious recipe on one of my favorite on How to Cook Crispy Chicken Costoletta.  Beyond the tedious preparation, the chicken only took about 7 minutes to cook on each side and was simply delicious! Below is the shortened version of the recipe, visit Krista's blog for the full details.


The Recipe

2 chicken breasts, cut horizontally, and pounded to about 1/4 inch thick or chicken cutlets
Zest of 1 lemons
1/2 cups plain breadcrumbs (Try Panko Breadcrumbs)
2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)
1 eggs
1 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon ground pepper
1 teaspoon kosher salt 

Directions

For the chicken:. Preheat oven to 200°F.
Zest two lemons. Bake zest for about 5 minutes until dry.

On one paper plate combine flour, pepper and salt. On another paper plate combine eggs and water, whisk until combined. On another paper plate combine dry lemon zest, bread crumbs and cheese.

Place pounded chicken in the flour, coating well, followed by the egg mixture and the bread crumbs.

Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil and 1 Tablespoon butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.

Place chicken in skillet and cook on each side until brown and crispy.

Crispy Chicken Costoletta