I'm all about convenience, so I know how tempting those "thin cut" pre-packaged chicken cutlets can be. What a lot of people don't know is how simple it is to make your own using boneless, skinless chicken breast halves. Not only is it easy but if you spend a few extra minutes making your own cutlets you'll save a few extra bucks on your next grocery trip.
Here's how to cut your own cutlets:
1. Lay one boneless, skinless, chicken breast flat on a cutting board. Holding the chicken flat with the palm of your hand, cut horizontally through the thickest side of breast.
2. Pull the breast open like a book and continue to cut horizontally, separating it into two halves.
3. Place a piece of plastic wrap over the top of the two halves. Using a meat mallet or the heel of your hand, lightly pound each piece to desired thickness.Here are some of my personal favorite Cooking Light chicken cutlet recipes:- Crispy Chicken Cutlets with Butter-Chive Pasta- Chicken with Pepperoni-Marinara Sauce- Chicken Cutlets with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions
Now get cookin'!
Tell us in the comments: What's your favorite chicken cutlet recipe?