Baked Herb-crusted Chicken Breasts

December 9, 2007 0 Comments

6 Ea skinless boneless chicken breast halves
6 Tbs fresh lemon juice
2 Tbs butter
2 Tbs Olive oil
1 1/2 Cups plain dry breadcrumbs
6 Tbs chopped fresh basil
3 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 Tbs chopped fresh rosemary
1 1/2 Tsp salt
1/2 Tsp ground black pepper

Instructions and Notes:
Using meat mallet, pound chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap to 1/2- to 3/4-inch thickness. Arrange chicken in 15x10x2-inch glass baking dish. Pour lemon juice over. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Remove chicken from dish and pat dry with paper towels. Preheat oven to 450°F. Melt butter with oil in small saucepan over medium heat; cool slightly. Mix breadcrumbs, basil, parsley, rosemary, salt, and pepper in pie dish. Brush chicken breasts on both sides with melted butter mixture. Coat chicken on both sides with breadcrumb mixture. Place chicken on baking sheet. Bake until chicken is cooked through and breadcrumbs are golden, about 20 minutes. Transfer to plates. Serve, passing lemon wedges alongside. (Garnish with Lemon wedges) Makes 6 servings. Bon Appétit March 2002

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