Golden Serenade: Crispy Chicken Cutlets with Butter-Chive Pasta


 Dive into a symphony of textures and flavors with our Golden Serenade Chicken Cutlets. Perfectly breaded chicken cutlets, crispy on the outside and tender inside, harmonize beautifully with a side of buttery pasta infused with fresh chives. It's a timeless classic with a twist, offering a gastronomic experience that's both comforting and gourmet.

An aerial view that elegantly presents the chicken cutlets and butter-chive pasta on a pristine white plate. This scene is complemented by a fork, knife, and a refreshing glass of white wine.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 servings 
Ideal Serving Size: 1 chicken cutlet with 150 grams of pasta per serving

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calorie Count: 650 kcal per serving
  • Macronutrient Breakdown:
    • Carbohydrates: 60g
    • Proteins: 40g
    • Fats: 25g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Chicken cutlets - 4 pieces
  • All-purpose flour - 50 grams
  • Eggs, beaten - 2
  • Bread crumbs - 100 grams
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil - 30 ml
  • Pasta - 600 grams
  • Butter - 50 grams
  • Fresh chives, chopped - 30 grams
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish - 50 grams

Method of Preparation

  1. Season the chicken cutlets with salt and pepper.
  2. Dredge each cutlet in flour, dip into the beaten eggs, and then coat with bread crumbs.
  3. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Fry the chicken cutlets until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente, then drain.
  5. In the same pot, melt the butter and stir in the chives.
  6. Toss the cooked pasta in the butter-chive mixture until well coated.
  7. Serve the crispy chicken cutlets alongside the butter-chive pasta and garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.
An inviting close-up of the Crispy Chicken Cutlets, highlighting the golden-brown crust. The butter-chive pasta glistens beside the chicken, sprinkled with a touch of Parmesan.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • For an extra layer of flavor, add some minced garlic to the butter-chive mixture.
  • Pair with a green salad or steamed vegetables for a balanced meal.
  • Complement with a glass of white wine or a citrus-infused iced tea.

Anticipated FAQs

Can I use chicken breasts instead? Yes, you can use chicken breasts, but pound them to an even thickness before breading.
Can I add other herbs to the pasta? Certainly, parsley or basil would also be delightful additions.