Chicken in Lemon Sauce - Scaloppine di Pollo al Limone

Chicken in lemon sauce... Tuscany with a touch of the south?


For 2 Person(s)

For the Chicken:

  • 1 pound thin chicken cutlets
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon Parmigiano cheese (grated)
  • all purpose flour
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. In a flat plate put the flour and add salt & pepper as desired. Mix into the flour.
  2. In another flat plate put the bread crumbs and add 1 Tbs of grated Parmigiano cheese. Mix into the bread crumbs.
  3. In a bowl scramble two eggs.
  4. Dip each slice of chicken in the flour first, then the egg and then into the bread crumbs.
  5. In a frying pan put vegetable oil and some EV olive oil for added flavor.
  6. Fry the chicken till light golden.
  7. Spread 2 Tbs of butter in an oven pan.
  8. Place the chicken in the pan.
  9. Add 1 cup of chicken broth and 1/2 cup of white wine.
  10. Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon.
  11. Cover the pan with aluminum foil.
  12. Bake for 20 mins. at 350F. Remove the foil for the last 10 mins.



Recipe Notes

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Friday, 13 September 2019
Awesome recipe. The chicken was very tender. My family loved it! - Bettyd
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Magnifico! The chicken (cut very thin) was tender, moist, and extremely tasty! This will definitely ...
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- BWinCA
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Love it! This is my first time making it.. I always cook for my boyfriend and I loved how this was v...
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- pgarci441
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Made it for my sisters birthday and it tasted just like nana\'s - suoesoltanto
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Amazing and easy! My Husband requested it again within the same week! Will keep this recipe for the ...
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- Anisa
Thursday, 08 September 2016
I am a dad that cooks each night for my family. This is quick and if you add some capers and a littl...
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- clint24
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Very Very Good! Had to compensate and use Italian Bread Crums instead of the plain. This dish is gre...
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- fanelli-breyer