Chicken Scallopini in Tomato Sauce Recipe Video

Want a delicious, healthy chicken dish with flavors from Italy that doesn't involve breadcrumbs and Mozzarella? Host Michelle Koen has a fresh and tasty Chicken Breast Scallopini with a side dish of sauteed courgettes in thyme and garlic and golden potatoes just for you.


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Chicken breast300 Gram, cut into strips
 Corn flour2 Tablespoon
 Whole tomatoes14 Ounce, chop (1 can)
 Fresh tomatoes2 , chopped finely (Optional)
 Capers1 Tablespoon
 Onions1⁄2 , roughly chopped
 Garlic clove1 , finely chopped
 Kalamata olive90 Gram
 Flat leaf parsley1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
 Butter1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Red wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Salt and pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 442 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.8%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92.4 mg

Sodium 995.3 mg41.5%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 39 g78.3%

Vitamin A 106% Vitamin C 143.2%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 22.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)Beat the chicken breasts using a hard object to get them into a uniform shape and size. Sprinkle flour and rub to coat well.

2)In a pan heat butter and olive oil. Fry the onions till golden brown and toss in the garlic towards the end and fry.
3)Stir in red wine vinegar and tin tomatoes and let it simmer on a reduced heat for 10 minutes.
4)Preheat a griddle pan with some oil sprayed and cook your chicken in batches in the pan.
5)Make sure you flip so that the entire chicken breast is cooked.
6)If you think the sauce has thickened, loosen it up with some liquid from the can of whole tomatoes.
7)To the sauce add in the olives, capers and fresh tomatoes along with salt and pepper and stir in.
8)Finish of your sauce with a big handful of flat leaf parsley.

9)Serve this dish plated with chicken breasts topped with the sauce and served with the courgettes and golden potatoes on the side.

-Make sure you cook the chicken right before serving as it will result in a soggy dish.
-Make sure you have a plate ready to keep the chicken hot right after you fry.

Editors Review

Are you scared of making Chicken Scallopini in tomato sauce at home? Shed you fears and come along with chef Michelle Koen to find out that its really simple to put up this this high protein dish. Health freaks do not have to keep away from this dish as the chef prepares it in a more healthy way by eliminating bread crumbs and cheese. Try making with fresh tomatoes in summer, the dish would taste even better and will be more healthy.


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Ganesh Dutta says :

healthy recipe in ITALIAN way...........
Posted on: 1 July 2007 - 12:47pm