Last week I decided to try a new Pinterest recipe for Cheesecake Copycat Chicken Madeira. Many Cheesecake Factory recipes have way too many calories and a high fat content, but perusing this one, it seemed to be fairly easy to make and not loaded with calories.
The only thing that gave me pause was that it called for three cups of Madeira wine in the sauce. That seemed like a lot to me, and instead of following my instincts, I followed the directions.
The result? The wine overpowered the sauce, and the dish lacked flavor for me. The entire dish just didn't gel for me. I deleted that pin so that I wouldn't accidentally make it again.
Undaunted, I pushed forward and tried two new recipes one week later. This time it was Chicken Milanese with a Sage-Lemon-Butter Sauce from Food & Wine magazine, which I paired with a Creamy Parmesan Rice from the blog South Your Mouth.
Using a recipe from Food & Wine is pretty foolproof as they test their recipes themselves. I usually make Bobby Flay's Chicken Milanese recipe, but the Sage-Lemon-Butter Sauce sounded good to me, and boy was it ever. The sauce added a big jolt of flavor to the chicken and the rice dish. It was easy to make, and after adjusting the seasonings at the end, it was perfect.
The recipe received a five star rating on the Food & Wine website, and I highly recommend it. You do have to simmer the sauce for about 20 minutes, so this recipe does take almost 45 minutes to prepare. The link to Chicken Milanese with Sage-Lemon-Butter Sauce is here.
|Chicken Milanese with Sage-Lemon-Butter Sauce|
(photo from Food & Wine website- © Fredrika Stjärne)
Have you made anything from Pinterest lately? let me know in comments.