Chicken Kiev Imperial A la White House

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 533
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6 chicken breasts, skinned from 3 (1-pound) chickens
9 tablespoons chilled, sweet butter
1 cup flour
4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
3 cups sifted fresh bread crumbs (Italian style bread crumbs, seasoned, if desired)
vegetable shortening


Bone the chicken breasts leaving a joint of wing attached. Flatten the breasts with a cleaver, then stuff each one with 3 tablespoons butter. Carefully seal the edges with toothpicks. Dip the stuffed breasts in flour then into the eggs beat with milk, and roll in bread crumbs. Then re-dip the breasts in flour, egg and milk mixture, then bread crumbs again.

Fry in 3 inches hot vegetable shortening (375°F) for 8–10 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove the toothpicks and serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 533
Calories from Fat: 215

This Chicken Kiev Imperial A la White House recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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