How to make Chicken Scallopini -

Marinated chicken coated with feta cheese and gratinated.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Main Course Chicken

You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Garlic Chicken Chicken Xacuti Methi Murgh Smoked Chicken

Chicken Scallopini

Chicken Scallopini Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Scallopini Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 4

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried parsley 1 teaspoon

  • Dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Feta cheese, grated 1 cup

  • Garlic, chopped 3-4 cloves

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon zest 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon wedges to garnish

  • Fresh coriander leaves to garnish


Step 1

Slice each chicken breast into two. In a bowl mix together two tablespoons olive oil, salt, parsley, thyme and black pepper powder.

Step 2

Marinate the chicken breast for half an hour with the above mixture. Sprinkle the flour over them.

Step 3

Heat the remaining olive oil in a grill pan. Grill the chicken pieces until browned on both sides or till done.

Step 4

In another bowl mix together feta cheese, garlic, lemon juice and lemon zest and mix well.

Step 5

Coat the chicken with the cheese mixture and gratinate till the cheese melts.

Step 6

Serve hot with lemon wedges and fresh coriander leaves.

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