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Middle Eastern Chicken with Tomato and Feta

Middle Eastern Chicken with Tomato and FetaSautéed chicken cutlets served with a quick and easy Middle Eastern-spiced pan sauce of fresh diced tomato, green onions, fresh mint and crumbled feta cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 whole chicken breast, split, boned, and skinned
4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 large tomato, seeded and diced
3 green onions, sliced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup crumbled feta Cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. Put each breast half between 2 sheets of plastic wrap. Flatten to a uniform thickness of 1/4 inch; set aside.
  2. Mix the vinegar, mustard, and seasonings in a small dish.
  3. Combine the tomatoes, green onions, mint, cheese, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the vinegar mixture in a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Place a large skillet over high heat. When hot, add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and heat about 30 seconds. Add the chicken breasts. Cook, turning once, until they are cooked through, about 3 minutes total. Transfer the chicken to two dinner plates.
  5. Add the tomato mixture to the skillet, cook, and stir about 20 seconds and divide between the chicken breasts. Serve at once.

Makes 2 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.