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Chicken schnitzel on arugula salad with lemon-balsamic dressing recipe

Posted at 10:21 AM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 12:07:52-04

Chicken Schnitzel on Arugula Salad with Lemon-Balsamic Dressing (Serves 4)

Schnitzel

4 8-oz. chicken breasts salt and pepper
2 lemons
1 cup flour
1⁄2 cup grated parmesan cheese
3 eggs
1⁄2 cup water
4 cups Panko Bread Crumbs

1. Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Pound until evenly thin. Season well with salt and pepper.
2. Zest lemons and set aside. Save juice for dressing.
3. In a mixing bowl, mix flour with grated cheese.
4. In another bowl, mix eggs and water.
5. In a third bowl, mix breadcrumbs with lemon zest.
6. Dredge chicken in flour-cheese mix, then in egg mix to coat. Dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
7. Set aside in refrigerator.

Lemon-Balsamic Dressing

lemon juice
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1 1⁄2 cups extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 oz. Sriracha sauce
salt and pepper

1. Put all ingredients in a blender.
2. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Arugula Salad

1 lb. mushrooms
8 radishes
1 med. sweet onion
1 lb. baby arugula

1. Slice mushrooms.
2. Slice radishes thin using a mandolin. Slice onion thin.
3. In a large mixing bowl, toss all ingredients.
4. Drizzle with Lemon-Balsamic Dressing.

To assemble:

4 jumbo eggs
2 tbsp. clarified butter
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon

1. Fry eggs sunny side up. Set aside; keep warm.
2. Over medium heat, pan fry the schnitzel in clarified butter and extra virgin olive oil. Cook about 3 minutes on the first side, or until golden brown.
3. Turn and finish cooking for an additional 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown.
4. Place schnitzel on a dinner plate and squeeze fresh lemon on top.
5. Place dressed salad on top of schnitzel.
6. Top with a warm egg.