Lemony Italian Chicken Francese with fresh parsley. This is a quick and easy week night recipe that packs big flavor! ~No Wine Necessary See the recipe | Hunters Healthy Kitchen | #ChickenFrancese #LemonChicken
CHICKEN FRANCAISE Also known as "Francese" egg dipped chicken breast in tangy buttery sauce I believe this dish was created in America by Italian immigrants. As with numerous Italian chicken dishes, they were originally intended for veal which was a more expensive meat. But back to the name, why an American Italian dish is called "French", maybe it's because of all the butter, maybe the wine, but one thing for sure, the flavours are incredible.
Any dish called "Francese" on an Italian-American menu--and these dishes used to be ubiquitous here--virtually guarantees that the main ingredient will be dipped in egg, and that the sauce will be yellow, not red. But no one is quite sure where this egg-coating tradition came from. Some cite a traditional Neapolitan artichoke dish that gets... Read More