Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Panko Crusted Chicken Milanese With Mandarin Cranberry Salad

The warmer weather is almost here for the next few months. This is a great dish to celebrate it. Thin crispy chicken cutlet topped with Mandarin Cranberry Salad. I eat this salad all year round just because its so dang good. This recipe is a spin on the traditional Chicken Milanese. So colorful and bursting with flavors.
  • Ingredients
  • 6 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Pounded Thin
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 3 whole Large Eggs
  • ¾ cups Grated Parmesan
  • 1-½ cup Italian Flavored Panko Bread Crumbs
  • ¼ cups Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • ½ bags Baby Lettuce, Or Spring Mix, 10-12 Ounce Bag
  • 1 whole Small Red Onion, Sliced Thinly
  • 2 whole Plum Tomato, Diced
  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries. I Used Craisins.
  • 1 cup Mandarin Oranges, Canned Is Fine
  • 1 bottle Low Fat Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing, 16 Ounce Bottle, You Won't Use It All (I Recommend Wishbone)

  • Directions
  • Salt and pepper the pounded chicken.

  • Prepare three dishes, the first with flour, in the second dish whisk together eggs, and in a third dish mix together grated Parmesan and Panko bread crumbs.

  • Dip your chicken breasts into the flour. Shake off excess, then dip into eggs, then into breadcrumbs. Set aside the covered chicken breasts on an empty plate.

  • Heat butter and olive in a skillet over medium to medium low heat. Cook chicken for 3-4 minutes a side until browned and cooked through. Drain the cooked chicken breasts on paper towels. Repeat the frying step with the remaining breasts.

  • In a mixing bowl add salad mix, red onion, tomato, Craisins, and mandarin oranges. Drizzle on enough vinaigrette to coat and toss lightly.

  • Plate each piece of chicken and top with salad relish mixture. Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese to garnish is desired.


  1. I love chicken Milanese. The Union Square Cafe in Manhattan serves it with a crunchy salad on top and I adored it. Your recipe reminded me of it. Yum!

    1. I will have to eat there next time I venture off this Island and head into the city!

  2. This looks amazing! I found you over at Weekend Potluck. :)

    1. Hi Lisa,
      I adore your blog and so many great recipes. New follower :)

  3. that looks really yummy

    have a good day and when you find time come over and see what I shared