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Florentine Chicken

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Category: Poultry, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 (2 to 2-1/2 lb) frying
  • -chicken
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -pepper to taste
  • 1 tb Parsley - chopped
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • Oil for frying


Cut chicken into 14 to 16 small pieces or ask butcher to do so. Wash and
dry pieces thoroughly. Place chicken pieces in a large bowl. Season with
salt and pepper and sprinkle with parsley. Add oil and lemon juice; mix
well. Let stand 2 to 3 hours. Beat eggs with salt and pepper in a medium
bowl. Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Coat
chicken lightly with flour. Dip into beaten eggs; let excess egg drip off.
Pour oil 2 inches deep in a large saucepan of deep-fryer. Heat oil to 375F,
or until a 1-inch cube of bread turns golden brown after 1 minute. Fry
chicken pieces 10 to 12 minutes or until golden on all sides. Drain on
paper towels. Place chicken pieces on a warm platter, sprinkle lightly
with salt. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

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