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Ina Garten Reveals Her ‘All-Time Go-To Dinner’ Recipe and It’s Incredibly Easy to Make

We love a good Ina Garten recipe (who doesn’t?), so while the Barefoot Contessa herself revealed her all-time pass-to dinner, we took be aware.  Garten recently took to Instagram to share a mouthwatering photo of the crispy breaded bird and a sparkling aspect salad. She stated inside the caption that the pictured meal changed into her signature Parmesan Chicken, the recipe for which can be determined in her cookbook Barefoot Contessa: Family Style.

If I needed to select my all-time go-to dinner (except roast hen!!), it might truly be my Parmesan Chicken!” she wrote. “It’s a whole dinner on one plate – juicy, herb-breaded chook with a crisp lemony salad and shaved Parmesan on the pinnacle. And the whole thing takes 30 minutes to put together! How terrific is that?!” She published a hyperlink to the recipe in her Instagram bio, urging her legion of followers to attempt it for themselves.


Like Garten stated, the recipe must take the best 30 minutes to make, and if you follow all of the commands, it can serve six hungry buddies and a circle of relatives individuals. The recipe, which you could find free online, offers both the chicken and lemon French dressing to get dressed the aspect salad. Both are quite simple, even for a starting home cook dinner. For the chicken portion, breasts need to be pounded using a meat mallet or rolling pin till they’re ¼-inch thick (you may even have a butcher do this or buy pre-sliced bird cutlets to make matters even less complicated.)

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Then, it’s a trendy breading operation using coating the bird in flour, then eggs, then a combination of breadcrumbs and grated parmesan cheese. The breasts are then cooked in olive oil and butter for 2 to 3 minutes on each side
The lemon French dressing is even simpler: whisk ¼ cup lemon juice, ½ cup of appropriate olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper collectively. Find the entire recipe, with the ingredient listing, on the Barefoot Contessa internet site.

Deborah Williams
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