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Juicy Chicken Kyiv with Garlic Butter

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45M
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2

Throwing a party is a difficult process. You need to think about a lot of details and prepare a lot of food. One of the dishes that you can easily prepare for a big gathering is Chicken Kiev. Prepare a lot of frozen chicken chicken - very good recipes with learn more... chops, and you`ll be able to surprise your friends with homemade juicy poultry any time you want.

History of the Recipe:

 Four countries claim to be the place from where this recipe originated.

  1. The French version: In France, this dish is famous as «cotelettes de volaille». This simple chicken chop is filled with sauce instead of frozen butter. Sometimes egg yolks were used instead.
  2. The Russian version says that this tender chicken recipe was invented in Saint Petersburg in the year 1912. Later, following the revolution, ordinary people couldn’t afford to eat such food anymore.
  3. The Ukrainian version: According to this version, the recipe was invented in the 18th century. Later, in the 1940s, it become popular again. Chefs from Kyiv changed the recipe and the way this dish is served. Since then, this has been one of the most popular chicken dishes in many Eastern countries.
  4. Finally, there is an American version. This dish could have been invented in America, at the beginning of the previous century. This Eastern name suggest that either American restaurants wanted to attract visitors from Europe, or that this dish was invented by one of said visitors.

So, the history of this dish remains a mystery. What we do know is that this dish is pretty high in calories. So, be careful and avoid cooking such a yummy delicacy too often.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Chicken fillet
2 pcs
130 cals
Butter
0.5 cup
240 cals
Dill
1 beam
7 cals
Eggs
2 pcs
70 cals
Breadcrumbs
1 cup
345 cals
Flour
0.25 cup
340 cals
Salt
0.5 tsp
Vegetable oil
500 ml
135 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
1267 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Prepare a mixture of soft butter and fresh dill. Chop the dill carefully and mix it with butter and salt.
  2. Using plastic wrap, form a tight roll of this mixture and put it into the fridge.
  3. In the meantime, prepare the poultry. Wash the chicken fillet carefully and wipe it dry, using paper towels.
  4. Cut the chicken fillet horizontally, about an inch from the end. Tenderize the poultry and rub it with salt on both sides.
  5. Take the cold butter out of the fridge. Cut it into pieces and put a piece of the filling into the middle of each piece of meat.
  6. Cover each piece of meat with plastic wrap and put it into the freezer for 15 minutes. This will allow the meat to preserve its shape. Fill the bowl with the flour and breadcrumbs.
  7. Take the cold butter out of the fridge. Cut it into pieces and put a piece of the filling into the middle of each piece of meat.
  8. Cover each piece of meat with plastic wrap and put it into the freezer for 15 minutes. This will allow the meat to preserve its shape. Fill the bowl with the flour and breadcrumbs.
  9. Take a separate bowl and whip eggs and salt in it.
  10. Roll each piece of meat in the mixture of breadcrumbs and flour. Next, dip the meat into the bowl with the whipped eggs.
  11. Preheat a pan with vegetable oil. Dip each piece of meat into the pan. The oil should cover it.
  12. Take the chop out of the pot and put it on the paper towel to get rid of the extra oil. Preheat the oven. Bake yummy chop in it for 10 minutes. Cook Chicken Kiev for 3-4 minutes from both sides.
  13. Take the chop out of the pot and put it on the paper towel to get rid of the extra oil. Preheat the oven. Bake yummy chop in it for 10 minutes.

If you don`t know what to serve Chicken Kiev with, here are several ideas for you. You may use French fries, rice, vegetables and raw salads. Enjoy the taste of the juicy Chicken Kyiv and the garnish. Bon Appetite!

Author:
Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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