Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Rolling Chicken Scallopini on Spinach Bed

Chicken is a most amazing and versatile type of poultry in the world. It is prepared as food in a wide variety of ways, varying by region and culture.
One day I was having chicken, mushroom and spinach in my kitchen. I didn't wanted to cook any of these separately. Thought of combining all this and here is the result.  This dish is a beautiful composition of Spinach, Mushroom, and Chicken. In each bite you will find a bustling flavors. This one is my special favorites for  any kind of dinner or lunch.


Chicken Breast:             1 Portion
Spinach leaves:              100 grams
White Mushroom:          5-6 medium size
White Onion:                 1 medium Size
Garlic:                           5-6 cloves
Bread crumbs:               4-5 spoon
Corn flour:                     1 spoon
Olive oil
Mozzarella Cheese
Ricotta Cheese
Dried Oregano
Dried Basil
Salt to taste
White pepper


1) Take the chicken breast and slice it up in half. Use a longer knife and start slicing from the thicker portion pressing from the top using your palm. The slice should of equal thickness.
2) Place the cut chicken breast in between the plastic sheets and start pounding using a hammer or rolling pin. Meat will become thin. Make sure you do this carefully as the meat can get torned.
3) Heat some olive oil in the pan. Add some oregano & garlic stir it for 30 sec and add finely chopped onion and mushroom. Add salt and pepper to taste. keep it aside to cool.
4) Add some mozzarella cheese to the mixture and put it in the pounded chicken breast. Make it in a tight roll.
5) Make a paste of corn flour and water. Coat the roll in the corn flour mix. Coat it again with bread crumbs. and put it on a hot fry pan. Cook it from all side to a golden brown color.
6) Blanch the Spinach and ground it to a paste.
7) Heat some olive oil in another pan. Add garlic and spinach paste stir it for 2-3 mins. Season with salt pepper and dried basil. Mix ricotta cheese to the paste and stir for another minute.
8) Take serving dish and pour the spinach paste in the bottom. Place the hot chicken roll over the spinach bed and garnish it will few cherry tomato.


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