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Chicken Scallopine

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If you’re looking for a classic, no modifications, authentic recipe for Chicken Scallopine/Scallopini, this probably isn’t it.

If you’re looking for a dadgum delicious pasta dish that’s perfect for either family or company, you’ve landed in the right spot.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Linguine
  • 6 whole Boneless, Skinless, Trimmed Chicken Breasts
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste
  • Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 12 ounces, weight White Mushrooms, Sliced Thin
  • 1 cup Dry White Wine
  • Chicken Broth (optional)
  • 1 whole Lemon
  • ½ cups Heavy Cream (can Use Half-and-Half)
  • 1 teaspoon (heaping) Capers
  • Chopped Fresh Italian Parsley
  • Parmesan Cheese, For Topping

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Flatten chicken breasts to uniform thickness. Salt and pepper both sides, then dredge in flour. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry chicken breasts until golden brown. Remove to a plate and set aside.

Throw mushrooms into the pan and stir. Immediately pour in wine and chicken broth (optional), and then squeeze juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon. Stir to deglaze the pan, and then cook vigorously for 1 minute, until sauce reduces.

Pour in cream and stir, then add capers and parsley and stir. Turn off heat. Stir and add salt and pepper to taste. Don’t under salt!

Place pasta and chicken on a platter and top with every last drop of sauce. Generously sprinkle Parmesan Cheese over the top.

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Allison at Novice Life on 2.17.2011

Dear god I have died and gone to heaven! EASY — SIMPLE — AS GOOD AS IT LOOKS IN THE PICTURE :)

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uscgwife1982 on 12.5.2010

Our new Sunday dinner recipe! Delicious! Our son who is a VERY picky eater, loved it! He even asked for seconds. Thanks for the recipe!!

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Jenn Hall on 11.11.2010

Just thought it might amuse you to know that my Dad is begging me to make this dish again!

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nessmom on 8.12.2010

Nothing else needed! Absolutely Fabulous! Thanks much for the great recipe!

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Southernisms on 4.22.2010

this was wonderful! we added bacon for some additional artery-clogging, YUM! thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe!

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Katie on 4.9.2013

This is easy and delicious. I’m looking forward to making it again for family and friends.

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kender3 on 3.17.2013

Fine, but took much longer to make than the listed times (particularly the chicken cooking part) and no one was terribly excited by it. Not worth the calories.

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Kelly on 6.20.2012

Everyone loved this!!

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Laura on 10.2.2011

Yummy! I think I may have used too much chicken broth (about a cup), which thinned out the sauce. Still, it came out great and my husband liked it (despite his usual disdain for mushrooms).

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candice on 9.29.2011

Obsessed!!! So easy and delish!

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