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    Amerigo's Chicken Tuscany

    Amerigo's Chicken Tuscany. Photo by Chef #639941

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    1 hr 15 mins

    45 mins

    30 mins

    Babs in Toyland's Note:

    This recipe is from a restaurant in Atlanta which is no longer in business, but this was one of their signature dishes and is truly delicious. (The marinating time is not included in the prep time)

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    For the marinade

    For the brown sauce

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup chianti wine
    • 2 cups beef stock or 2 cups canned beef consomme (I use chicken stock)

    For the chicken


    1. 1
      For the marinade: In a medium bowl whisk together oils, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, lemon zest, peppercorns, celery salt, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco.
    2. 2
      Add chicken breasts and place in refrigerator to marinate for several hours.
    3. 3
      For the brown sauce: In a medium saucepan, over mediium heat, melt butter.
    4. 4
      Add flour and whisk together over heat for 1- 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add Chianti and beef stock, whisking constantly.
    6. 6
      Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer about 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      For the chicken: Remove chicken breasts from marinade and pat dry.
    8. 8
      Coat each breast first with flour, shaking out excess; then in egg wash; then in bread crumbs.
    9. 9
      Make sure to completely cover breast with breading.
    10. 10
      In a large heavy non-stick skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
    11. 11
      Place breasts in pan and cook until browned lightly on each side, about 4 minutes per side.
    12. 12
      Remove and keep warm.
    13. 13
      In another pan, melt butter, add mushrooms and cook until they begin to soften, 1 to 2 minutes.
    14. 14
      Add tomatoes and garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for another minute.
    15. 15
      Add herbs and green onions and toss to combine.
    16. 16
      Add brown sauce and bring to a boil, then remove from heat.
    17. 17
      Divide angel hair pasta among four plates and top with chicken and sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2010


      Simply yum. Next time I will either pound the chicken breasts or cut them into half the thickness and then cut the marinade time down to about 30 minutes. I may also try adding capers to the sauce.

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    • on July 22, 2007


      the taste was fine but it was alot of steps and too much work for the end result.

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    • on September 13, 2004


      This is one of mine and my DH's favorite dishes at Amerigo's. We both thought this recipe was wonderful. I am sure I will making it again really soon. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Amerigo's Chicken Tuscany

    Serving Size: 1 (695 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1426.7
    Calories from Fat 786
    Total Fat 87.3 g
    Saturated Fat 27.2 g
    Cholesterol 215.6 mg
    Sodium 1119.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 104.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    Sugars 7.6 g
    Protein 53.3 g

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    celery salt

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