If you’re looking for a tasty dinner that your whole family will love, look no further than these Herb Butter Chicken Cutlets. Super simple and very fast, you’ll have a pile of delicious chicken ready for noshing in no time. Sometimes the simple things are the best. Dinner does not have to be long and complicated to taste awesome.
Add some Avocado Walnut Salad on the side for a wonderfully fatty, KETO meal that takes very little effort and not a ton of time. And, if you’re just bored with eating plain chicken, this simple Herb Butter Chicken Cutlets recipe could reignite your love of the humble bird.
Herb Butter Chicken Cutlets
Author: Carrie Brown | Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Total time: 25 mins | Serves: 4
What You Need
- ½ cup almond meal
- 8 thin chicken cutlets (or 4 chicken breasts sliced in half horizontally to make two thin slices)
- Coarse sea salt and ground pepper
- 2 TBSP coconut oil or avocado oil
- 1 cup / 8 fl oz. white cooking wine (use chicken stock if you are avoiding alcohol)
- 2 TBSP butter, cold and cut into pieces
- 3 TBSP fresh, finely chopped mint
What You Do
- Place almond meal in a shallow dish.
- Place chicken cutlets one at a time in the almond meal and coat both sides.
- Season the cutlets with sea salt and ground black pepper.
- Heat 1 TBSP coconut oil or avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Place 4 chicken cutlets in the skillet and cook until browned, 2 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate and cover with foil.
- Add more coconut oil to the skillet and cook the remaining 4 cutlets. Transfer to plate.
- Carefully pour the accumulated chicken juices from the plate of sauteed chicken into the skillet, leaving the chicken on the plate.
- Add the wine (or stock) to the skillet and boil until the liquid has reduced by half, about 4 minutes.
- Add the chicken cutlets and turn to coat with the sauce.
- Remove skillet from the heat and swirl in the butter pieces and fresh, chopped herbs.
Top Recipe Tips
- To increase the fat content, use more butter.
- Use ghee instead of butter if you want or need to be dairy-free.
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