Chicken Pinocchio

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 -4OZ chicken breast (frozen from Costco work just fine!)
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup Italian Breadcrumbs
  • 2 oz Brandy
  • 2 TBS minced garlic (out of the jar is fine too!)
  • 1 cup of Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup ½ & ½
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup spinach (fresh)
  • 2 TBS chopped shallots
  • 6 oz Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 6 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded (just shed those cheese sticks)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb pasta

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Put pot of water to boil for pasta, and once boiling, add pasta (takes about 20 mins)
  • Dust chicken with flour, then dip into egg, followed by a coating of breadcrumbs.
  • Pan fry lightly on medium/high heat with olive oil & butter for 2-3 mins per side until golden brown.
  • Stir in garlic, shallots, brandy, spinach, mushrooms, heavy cream & half & half, salt & pepper and cook for 6-8 mins. .
  • Add Gorgonzola cheese and Mozzarella cheese..stir and then take heat resistant pan and put into preheated oven for 6-8 minutes until cheese is melted and is golden brown.
  • Serve on top of pasta with garnish of asparagus
  • Serve warm crusty bread or rolls

SERVES 4 PEOPLE

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