Main Dishes

Orange Zested Chicken Cutlets

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I really love the simplicity of a chicken cutlet. I especially love adding one tiny little thing that totally transforms an every day thing into something spectacular and fit for a dinner party. I love the classy looking presentation of serving over Arugula with a simple orange zest dressing. Simple and elegant at the same time.

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Ingredients for Cutlets:



1 C breadcrumbs

2 eggs

3 T flour

1/2 t salt

2 T parsley, chopped

1/4 t ground nutmeg

1 orange (zest removed and chopped) (reserve a few pinches for vinaigrette)

2 T oil

1 T butter

4 chicken cutlets (if using breasts, trim and pound flat)

Ingredients for vinaigrette:

2 pinches orange zest

1/4 C orange juice

2 T balsamic vinegar (I have also used white wine vinegar in a pinch and it was lovely)

1 T honey

1/2 t salt

1/2 t freshly ground pepper

1/2 C olive oil
Create breading station by using 3 shallow bowls or plates. In one lightly mix the eggs and add 1 T water. The next one is for the flour. In the last one combine the breadcrumbs, salt, nutmeg, parsley...
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Nutritions

Calories
1916

Sodium
1789mg
74% DV

Fat
122g
188% DV

Protein
81g
162% DV

Carbs
104g
35% DV

Fiber
11g
44% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV