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Chicken Scallopini Recipe

Lil' Luna
This Chicken Scallopini is a delicious dish of crusted chicken over lemon butter pasta. The combo is irresistible and beyond delicious!
4.83 from 17 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 1377 kcal


  • 4 thin chicken breast skinless, boneless
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for sautéing
  • 2 tablespoons butter for sautéing
  • 2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs or Panko
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb. linguini pasta cooked
  • parsley for garnish

Lemon Butter Sauce:

  • 4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth (or white wine)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup butter


  • Cook pasta according to box directions. 
  • While pasta is cooking, heat about 1 TB of oil and 2 T. butter in a large skillet.
  • Coat chicken in breadcrumbs and saute in your skillet, turning until brown and cooked through. Remove chicken from pan.
  • In a medium pan, heat lemon juice and chicken broth on medium heat. Bring to a boil. 
  • Reduce to low-medium heat. Add cream and simmer until the mixture thickens. Slowly add your butter until incorporated.
  • Add pasta to a lemon butter sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add cut chicken over pasta. Garnish with parsley and serve.



Calories: 1377kcalCarbohydrates: 128gProtein: 48gFat: 74gSaturated Fat: 41gCholesterol: 250mgSodium: 1606mgPotassium: 886mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 2180IUVitamin C: 14.9mgCalcium: 172mgIron: 4.8mg
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