Chicken Escalope Recipe

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Chicken Escalope
How to make Chicken Escalope
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Stuffed with spinach and mozzarella cheese, chicken breast fillets wrapped in bacon and baked. Served with a cream and sausage sauce. Oh so meaty!

Ingredients of Chicken Escalope

  • For the chicken:
  • 1 chicken breast, sliced from the center (Beat the fillets with a mallet to thin them out)
  • 2 rashers of bacon (Beat the meat with a mallet to thin them out)
  • 2-4 slices of mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp spinach, blanched
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • A pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp rosemary, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 sausage, diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • A splash of white wine
  • 1 Tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp cream
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Basil, to garnish

How to Make Chicken Escalope

  • For the chicken:
  • 1.On a cling film place the rashers of bacon horizontally, adjacent to each other. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  • 2.Place one chicken breast slice. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  • 3.Place 2 pieces of cheese, then spinach, nutmeg, chilli flakes, olive oil and then the rest of the cheese. Top with the second chicken breast slice.
  • 4.Wrap the whole chicken with the bacon rashers tightly. Tighten further with the cling. Make a tight package like for a sausage.
  • 5.Keep in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • 6.Once the form is firm, remove the cling and bake for 20 minutes at 190 degrees C.
  • 7.Cut into 3-4 portions, garnish with basil leaves and serve with the sauce.
  • For the sauce:
  • 1.In a pan add olive oil, garlic, onions, sausages. Saute for a few minute. Add a splash of wine and let it evaporate.
  • 2.Now add tomato sauce, cream, rosemary and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 3.Blend the sauce in a food processor.
  • 4.Serve with the chicken.