Monday, May 16

recipe: tuscan chicken cakes

i thought it was high time that i put another recipe on here...

this is one of my all-time favorite recipes because it is so easy!

i first made this dish when i was in high school and these many years later i still love it!

tuscan chicken cakes with golden aioli

ingredients:
1/2 cup mayo
2 tablespoons honey mustard
3 cups cooked chicken, shredded
1 cup italian breadcrumbs
1/4 cup mayo
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup prepared basil pesto
2 teaspoons honey mustard
1/3 cup finely chopped roasted red pepper
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 (5 ounce) package mixed salad greens
1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
chopped tomato, garnish optional

1). whisk together 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 2 tbsp honey mustard, cover and refrigerate. this is the golden aioli.
2). in a large bowl, mix together chicken, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, mayo, egg, pesto, 2 tsp mustard, and red pepper.
3). make 8 patties (cakes) using 1/3 cup of mixture for each and coat lightly with remaining bread crumbs.
4). heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
5). cook cakes until golden brown on both sides and drain on paper towels.
6). combine salad greens and dressing and divide among 4 serving plates.
7). add 2 chicken cakes to each plate, top with golden aioli and garnish with tomato.

quick, easy, and oh so yummy!

happy monday!

2 comments:

Emily said...

this is litterly making my mouth water i want it so bad!

virginiamae said...

Oooh, sounds so good!

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