It shall be this one's duty to offer recipes and menus. These will be easy to follow, and tested to be good enough that a slave would allow his Master to serve it to Master's Guests and reflect only the best of his Master.
For far worse than Master's anger is Master's disappointment.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Poco Pinot: a Piccata Pretender
means chicken. Pinot for Pinot Grigio wine. In cooking“Piccata”
refers to a meat (usely veal or chicken) sliced,
often breaded, sautéed, and served in a sauce containing lemon,
butter and spices”. This fancy dish is not that complicated. You
can do this!
aroma of the chicken, onions, garlic, butter and wine roasting in
your oven will flavor the kitchen in a most superb way! Enjoy!
cup butter (at room temperature)
and white pepper to taste 2
lemons 1 yellow onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick 2 large garlic
cloves, thinly sliced 1 cup Pinot Grigio (a dry white wine)
the oven to 450
the herbs into the softened butter with a fork until well
incorporated. Add salt & white pepper.
one lemon into a small bowl and set aside. Cut off the white pith and
slice it into ¼ inch slices. This will take both lemons.
the onion and garlic. Remember when using fresh garlic, hit the clove
with the side of the knife, the skin will almost fall off.
make a cut lengthwise. Pry out any green part you see. The green will
leave a bitter taste you don't want.
the lemon slices in a baking dish that has been sprayed. Sprinkle
with the onion and garlic.
the chicken pieces well with paper towels (important).
about half the butter herb mix on one side. Turn the chicken over and
rub the rest all over the chicken.
uncovered for 25
Pour the wine into the dish around,
not over, the chicken!
for another 25
until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the
breast registers 155
to 160 degrees.
the chicken from the oven, sprinkle it with the lemon juice &
zest, and allow to rest for 10
hot with the juices, cooked lemon, and onion.
your chicken doesn't brown to your liking, it may be that you forgot
to dry it before smearing butter-herb mix. Just let it brown &
crisp up under the broiler for a few minutes to make this beautiful!
fixed this with some roasted potatoes and a nice green vegetable.