CHICKEN FRANCAISE Also known as "Francese" egg dipped chicken breast in tangy buttery sauce  I believe this dish was created in America by Italian immigrants.  As with numerous Italian chicken dishes,  they were originally intended for veal which was a more expensive meat.  But back to the name, why an American Italian dish is called "French", maybe it's because of all the butter, maybe the wine, but one thing for sure, the flavours are incredible.

CHICKEN FRANCAISE Also known as "Francese" egg dipped chicken breast in tangy buttery sauce I believe this dish was created in America by Italian immigrants. As with numerous Italian chicken dishes, they were originally intended for veal which was a more expensive meat. But back to the name, why an American Italian dish is called "French", maybe it's because of all the butter, maybe the wine, but one thing for sure, the flavours are incredible.

This variation on traditional Chicken Francese uses oranges to lift the flavour with a hit of citrus.

Chicken Francese

This variation on traditional Chicken Francese uses oranges to lift the flavour with a hit of citrus.

Chicken Francaise is an impressive dish that celebrates our American “Melting Pot” by bringing together two of my favorite cuisines – Italian and French. The bonus is its feasibility for a busy weeknight treat, allowing you to put together a complex and delicious dish with simple ingredients and limited time.

Chicken Francaise

Chicken Francaise is an impressive dish that celebrates our American “Melting Pot” by bringing together two of my favorite cuisines – Italian and French. The bonus is its feasibility for a busy weeknight treat, allowing you to put together a complex and delicious dish with simple ingredients and limited time.

Bojangles' chicken franchise opens Tuesday - Gainesville Sun

Bojangles' chicken franchise opens Tuesday - Gainesville Sun

Chicken Francaise is bursting with amazing flavor.The 'egg on the outside' gives it a wonderful texture. The white wine/lemon/garlic sauce is incredible.

Chicken Francaise is bursting with amazing flavor.The 'egg on the outside' gives it a wonderful texture. The white wine/lemon/garlic sauce is incredible.

I've tried it twice. Never looks this good - but tastes great. Attempting my oven made version today - Chicken Francese recipe from Tyler Florence.

Chicken Francese

I've tried it twice. Never looks this good - but tastes great. Attempting my oven made version today - Chicken Francese recipe from Tyler Florence.

Inexpensive chicken drumsticks are transformed into an exotic and flavorful Thai Peanut Chicken thanks to a simple Thai Peanut Sauce. Step by step photos.

Thai Peanut Chicken

Inexpensive chicken drumsticks are transformed into an exotic and flavorful Thai Peanut Chicken thanks to a simple Thai Peanut Sauce. Step by step photos.

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